List of countries with alcohol prohibition
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The following countries have or had comprehensive prohibitions against alcohol.
Currently, alcohol prohibition is enforced in many Muslim-majority countries and some parts of India.
- Brunei - (Legal for foreigners 17 and over)
- India - (only in the following states of Gujarat, Manipur and Nagaland, and the union territory of Lakshadweep. Kerala is phasing out sales of alcoholic drinks.)
- Iran (Legal for religious communions)
- Maldives - (Legal for Non-Muslims and foreigners 18 and over)
- Pakistan - (Legal for Non-Muslims and foreigners 21 and over)
- Saudi Arabia
- Emirate of Sharjah in United Arab Emirates - (Legal for Non-Muslims and foreigners 21 and over)
- Yemen - (Legal in the Aden Region for people 21 and up)
- 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.
- "Alcohol Prohibition in Foreign Countries". QuitAlcohol.com. Retrieved 2013-10-29.
- "Alcohol prohibition to remain in Nagaland".[dead link]