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The Roots of Drug Prohibition in America

  • Historical Controversies Podcast

Tags HealthMedia and CultureU.S. History

08/09/2017Chris Calton

Season 1, Episode 1. In the first episode of Historical Controversies, Chris Calton looks at how American society originally viewed drugs such as marijuana, cocaine and heroine, and he details the origins of prohibition in America.

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Chris Calton

Chris Calton is a 2018 Mises Institute Research Fellow and an economic historian. He is writer and host of the Historical Controversies podcast.

See also his YouTube channel here.

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