Terminology: Wets & Drys? Taxers & Axers

During alcohol Prohibition, we had Wets & Drys.  As marijuana Prohibition becomes debatable, it might be nice to speed up the discussion.

Legalizers would tax the plant; prohibitionists, armed like Carrie Nation, would chop it to the ground.  Taxers and Axers.  A better term than Tillers and Killers.


Author: patoglesby

From 1982 to 1990, I worked in tax policy for Committees of the United States Congress. In recent years, I was Adjunct Lecturer at UNC-Chapel Hill's Business School and then Adjunct Professor at its Law School.

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