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dry law

(US) a law prohibiting the sale of alcoholic beverages.
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As HE the President's powers were limited according to the 19th Amendment to the Constitution, I am of the opinion that HE President has already agreed to function as a 'figure head' and his position regarding the prohibition of Alcohol has become redundant and questionable, as he has failed to come up with an Act or Parliament, or else, at least with a comprehensive Cabinet Resolution.
Many prohibition protests are going on among the public throughout Tamil Nadu, India, for the prohibition of alcohol sale.
Yes, a full decade since the nation's smokers were chucked oot of pubs, clubs and kebab joints in the biggest criminalisation of a guilty pleasure since the prohibition of alcohol in 1920s America.
At present, almost every country (apart from a few where the prohibition of alcohol still exists) uses a variation of legal regulation to control the trade and use of alcohol products.
"Violence Beyond Reason: Prohibition of Alcohol and the Decline of Lynching in the U.S.
A Racial segregation B Prohibition of alcohol C Army conscription D The abolition of slavery QUESTION 12 - for 12 points: In which country did David and Victoria Beckham get married?
Yet Le Grand and New reject outright prohibition of tobacco because of historical experience "of the prohibition of alcohol in the United States and of the 'war' against illegal drugs." They reason that "it is likely that a significant portion of both those with reasoning failure and those without it will continue smoking" despite any legal restrictions.
The prohibition of alcohol was a major cause in the West a century ago.
Another potential benefit of this type of eating plan is the prohibition of alcohol. When alcohol is consumed in excess, it can be very dangerous to the organs, including the liver, pancreas, and brain.
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.