List of countries with alcohol prohibition

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The following countries have or had comprehensive prohibitions against alcohol.

Present[edit]

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

Past[edit]

  • United States, alcohol illegal from 1920-1933 according to the eighteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution and its repeal.
  • Canada - 1916-1920's
  • Australia - 1911-1928
  • 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 21 - 1919 August 1 - During the short lived "Tanácsköztársaság" or "Hungarian Soviet Republic", sale and consumption of alcohol was prohibited.

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