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  • Blogs

    April 29, 2011

    Marijuana Prohibition Turns 100 Today. What Is There to Celebrate?

    Celebrate the birth of prohibition -- get high!​Alcohol prohibition did little to stop Americans from guzzling booze, though it helped make gangsters rich, cops and courts busy, and encouraged foreign imports of "medicinal whiskey" (sound familiar?)That experiment was short-lived -- ratified in ... More >>

  • Dining

    December 7, 2005

    The Myth of Fernet

    The saga of Fernet, and its cultlike popularity, says a lot about San Francisco

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