Brock Talks: Controlling the Essentials

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Start Date:  Wednesday, February 24, 2021 7:00 PM
End Date:  Wednesday, February 24, 2021 8:00 PM
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Title:  Brock Talks: Controlling the Essentials
Category:  Community
Address:  This virtual event will be held on Zoom
Contact:  St. Catharines Public Library
Phone:  905-688-6103 ext. 211
Email:  info@myscpl.ca
Website:  http://https://scplcontrollingtheessentials.eventbrite.ca
Detail:  Many concerned citizens have questioned why, during the shutdowns necessitated by the current pandemic, liquor and cannabis stores have been deemed essential services. Surely there is no right to consume intoxicants! This may be the case, but the history of government attempts to strictly regulate and even prohibit alcohol can help us to understand the problems with restriction and the logic behind making sure such services remain in operation. Professor Dan Malleck will explore what the history of liquor regulation reveals about the problems of prohibition.
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