dry law

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dry law

(US) a law prohibiting the sale of alcoholic beverages.
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Many protests are going on among the public for the prohibition of alcohol sale throughout Tamil Nadu.
Another potential benefit of this type of eating plan is the prohibition of alcohol.
Sellers of alcoholic beverages will also be required to place information on prohibition of alcohol sales to persons under 18 years of age, persons without identity documents, and about danger of alcohol in their shops.
A Belgian convert to Islam who performed Haj this year for the first time as a guest of the Makkah-based Muslim World League (MWL) said that it was the prohibition of alcohol that encouraged him to embrace the Islamic faith.
Section III is given over to a discussion of an analogous case, the prohibition of alcohol.
Bahrain To Follow Region's Example: With its hot climate and strict prohibition of alcohol, Bahrain continues to boast attractive soft drinks potential for both domestic and international investment.
On this last point, Kopel suggests a direct link between the prohibition of alcohol and the gun-control movement: "National alcohol prohibition, enacted in 1920, spurred national violence, which resulted in the conservative Eastern business establishment--along with some religious pacifists--demanding handgun prohibition" (pp.
The politicians say this is to appease Muslims, but in reality their goal is to re-engineer the form of marriage to include legal polygamy for the wealthy, who are also exempt from the prohibition of alcohol.
months in business the previous year, that he could not imagine the prohibition of alcohol at the luxury property destination, open to
There's no question the "war on drugs" has mirrored the bloody failed prohibition of alcohol.
Comparing the ban to the US prohibition of alcohol in the 1920s he branded it "politically correct bulls**t".
I don't hear anyone demanding the prohibition of alcohol or motor vehicles.