It seems more and more like we're the real leaders in North America now.
The US is just making an effort to be leading from the rear. 'Merica!
Before 1979 it was illegal to make beer in small batches (no joke)
Interesting side-note: It was President Jimmy Carter that changed this law. Carter, himself, was a teetotaler.
"It's a dog-eat-dog world out there, and I'm wearing Milkbone underware." -- Norm, from _Cheers_