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Happy Days Ahead – The End of Prohibition USA

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Quote of the Day: “A Prohibition law strikes a blow at the very principles upon which our government was founded. ” Abraham Lincoln Happy Days Ahead – The End of Prohibition USA On This Day In Food History Sighs of relief were expressed across the United States on this day – December 5th, 1933. The Volstead Act was voided allowing states to control the distribution and sale of alcohol. Hospitality business had suffered terrible losses under this legislation. Many prominent establishments found they couldn’t remain open under the restraints imposed by the Volstead Act. It appeared that happy days were indeed ahead for those dependent upon alcohol sales to boost their profit margins. Background Information Prohibition came into force at midnight on January 17, 1920, and the first documented infringement of the Volstead Act occurred in Chicago on January 17 at...

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