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List of countries with alcohol prohibition

Countries that have Alcohol Prohibition

The following countries have or had comprehensive prohibitions against alcohol.

Present

Currently, alcohol prohibition is enforced in many Muslim-majority countries and some parts of India.[1]

Past

  • Australian Capital Territory, Australia - Alcohol sales prohibited 1910-1928.
  • Haryana, India - Alcohol sales prohibited 1996-1998.
  • United States, alcohol illegal from 1920-1933 according to the eighteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution and its repeal.
  • Canada - 1901-1924
  • Faroe Islands - 1907-1992
  • Iceland - 1915-1935; beer with an alcohol content of 2.25% or more remained prohibited until 1989.
  • Norway - 1916-1927
  • Russian Empire and the Soviet Union - 1914-1923
  • Finland - 1919-1932
  • Hungary - 1919 March 21st - 1919 August 1st - During the short lived "Tanácsköztársaság" or "Hungarian Soviet Republic", sale and consumption of alcohol was prohibited.

References

  1. ^ "Alcohol Prohibition in Foreign Countries". QuitAlcohol.com. Retrieved 2013-10-29. 
  2. ^ http://indianexpress.com/article/india/india-others/mizoram-lifts-18-year-old-ban-on-alcohol/
  3. ^ "Alcohol prohibition to remain in Nagaland". 
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