Michigan said no to booze 100 years ago this week
Last week, the Board of State Canvassers approved a ballot petition that might end the prohibition of recreational marijuana in Michigan
Meanwhile, this week marked the 100th anniversary of another important social experiment: Prohibition.
It was this week in 1918 when Michigan said "no" to alcohol.
Just what led Michigan and, eventually, the rest of the nation to think that banning alcohol was a good idea?
Listen above to hear what the women's suffrage movement had to do with Prohibition's beginnings, how Dixie Highway played a role in supplying Michiganders with booze, and what the bootleg scene looked like across the state.