this ad from the PNE Prize List of 1927 illustrates how fearmongering is a tactic of restraint of trade ; then, the Liquor interests warned that homebrewing was 'dangerously unsafe'. Today, the govt. of BC promotes + subsidizes craft brewing / home brewers.
Same with REAL MILK ; today it's outlawed to suit the Dairy cartel ... as soon as the govt. figures out how to take its cut in taxes, 'presto! ... no problemo!"