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.
Remember -- only 10% of anything can be in the top 10%.