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    Medicinal Whiskey

    During Prohibition, whiskey could be sold legally only with a doctor's prescription. The U.S. Treasury Department, which was in charge of enforcing Prohibition, issued special numbered prescription pads to physicians, printed on safety paper like currency. Here is an actual prescription, written in 1925.
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