Wednesday, October 28, 2015

No Beer, Coke

October 28, 1919, the National Prohibition Act (a.k.a. The Volstead Act) went into effect giving Federal and state governments the power to enforce the 18th amendment. The 18th amendment banned the manufacture, sale, or transportation of intoxicating liquors in the United States.

"A Man's Drink, A Woman's Drink, Everybody's Drink,  Coca-Cola"- 1919 Coke Ad


Jerry Carlin said...

Yeah, and in 1919 it was the good stuff!

la peregrina said...

:) Nah, the small amount of cocaine was gone by then. Just when people needed it the most!