Prohibition Prescriptions

Prohibition Prescriptions One of the “loopholes” in the Volstead Act (which is the legislation that enacted Prohibition) was the provision that certain alcoholic beverages could be prescribed for medical conditions. Thus, your friendly doctor could write a prescription for a…

The Hot Toddy

One exception to Prohibition's ban on liquor sales was for "Medical Liquor". Your doctor could give you the prescription on an approved form, and you would take that prescription to your local pharmacy where the kind pharmacist would sell you a pint of ...