Dry Law

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Dry Law

 

a law prohibiting the production and sale of alcoholic beverages. Such laws have been in effect in the USA (1920–33) and several other countries.

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Patna, Feb 18 ( ANI ): The 45-day budget session of the Bihar legislature started on a stormy note on Monday as MLAs from Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) demanded prohibition of alcohol in the state.
Remember, it was the prohibition of alcohol that created Al Capone and his criminal peers, not booze.
IN response to my proposal that drugs be legalised, Clive Ledner asks why haven't the Americans legalised drugs if their experience of prohibition of alcohol is of any relevance to the drugs problem.
Maybe that's encouraging, especially for those of us who recognize the parallels between that amendment, which ushered in the nationwide prohibition of alcohol, and current bans on other drugs.
Prohibition of alcohol was repealed in 1933 when "Smoke Gets In Your Eyes" was written.
We cannot cite the pointlessness of Prohibition of alcohol consumption in the USA of the 1920s as it is very easy to make one's own alcoholic drinks.
Spokesman Danny Kushlik told the Daily Mirror: "It's the same as the prohibition of alcohol - 1920 to 1933 - which ended with the corruption of the entire United States police force and the creation of the American Mafia, but on a global scale
As is the case with attempts to implement statutory prohibition of alcohol by not actively engaging in the trade, the government forgoes a great deal of the monetary benefit that it could achieve by regulating a narcotics industry.
When the Americans introduced the prohibition of alcohol after the First World War, the result was the illegal Speakeasy bar and Al Capone.
For example, "it's not good enough to legislate an end to abortion from the top down"--a tactic, he says, that could lead only to another unenforceable Prohibition--the Prohibition of alcohol in the nineteen thirties.
Myth: The American experience with prohibition of alcohol supports drug legalization.
Alongside the DVMG, which still clung to the concept of "moderation", other oganisations, such as the Guttempler, insisted on complete "abstinence" and a state prohibition of alcohol.