Alcohol Policy

Publications

, The Huffington Post
Meet The Craft Distillers Of Native America
Media Coverage

From the The Huffington Post:

Keeping distilleries away from reservations meant years of keeping profits away, said Kevin Kosar, the vice president of policy at the R Street Institute, a…

, Miami Herald
Meet the craft distillers of Native America
Media Coverage

From the Miami Herald:

Keeping distilleries away from reservations meant years of keeping profits away, said Kevin Kosar, the vice president of policy at the R Street Institute, a Washington,…

, Pew Stateline
Meet the Craft Distillers of Native America
Media Coverage

From Pew Stateline:
Keeping distilleries away from reservations meant years of keeping profits away, said Kevin Kosar, the vice president of policy at the R Street Institute, a Washington,…

, Bourbon Banter
12 dumbest drinking laws across our great nation
Media Coverage

From Bourbon Banter:
As my grandmother taught me: one should never discuss sex, politics, or religion at the dinner table. These days, it seems politics are nearly unavoidable (especially when you…

, The American Spectator
Anniversary of a Failed Progressive Experiment
Steven Greenhut

During my first trip to Salt Lake City years ago, I wandered into a nondescript little bar and — forgetting about Utah’s arcane drinking laws — tried to order a whisky. The bar wasn’t open to…

, The American Spectator
A Beer Poster Featuring an Image of Santa? Call the Authorities!
Kevin Kosar

Raise your hand if you enjoy alcoholic beverages. Now raise your other hand if you love free markets. Alright, AmSpec readers, you can put both your arms back down — this is not a stick-up —…

, The Federalist
85 Years After Prohibition Was Repealed, It’s Still Dogging Millions Of Americans
Media Coverage

From The Federalist:
The individual state and local government control over spirits in the last 85 years has yielded some of the most absurd, lasting laws on the books in this country. The R Street…

, Reason Podcast
On Repeal Day, Remember That Prohibition May Be Over, But Its Ripple Effects Are Still Making Drinking Worse: Podcast
Media Coverage

From the Reason Podcast:

Raise your glass, folks! Today is Repeal Day, which marks the anniversary of the end of federal alcohol prohibition in the United States.

To celebrate the…

, Reason
Let’s Repeal These Bad Booze Laws Next
Media Coverage

From Reason:
The prohibition era may be long past, but America is still awash with puritanical, patronizing, cronyist, and otherwise crappy booze laws. To celebrate the 85th anniversary of the U.S….

America’s dumbest drinks laws
C. Jarrett Dieterle

“In one way or another, all of these [laws] have nonsensical rationales—and, in some cases, downright offensive ones. While it’s to be expected that governments might want to institute at least…