Prohibition (disambiguation)

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Prohibition refers to the act of prohibiting a certain substance or act.

Prohibition may refer to:

  • Prohibition of alcohol — periods in several countries during which the manufacture, transportation, import, export, and sale of alcoholic beverages is restricted or illegal
  • Prohibition of drugs
    • War on Drugs — an initiative undertaken by the United States to carry out an "all-out offensive" (as President Nixon described it) against the possession of certain drugs by moving them into the purview of the black market
  • Prohibition sign ("no" symbol) — a red circle with a diagonal line through it (running from top left to bottom right), covering a pictogram to indicate something is not permitted
  • Prohibition (miniseries) — A Ken Burns documentary on the American temperance movement and prohibition
  • Writ of prohibition — in the United States, is an official legal document drafted and issued by a supreme court or superior court to a judge presiding over a suit in an inferior court. The writ of prohibition mandates the inferior court to cease any action over the case because it may not fall within that inferior court's jurisdiction
  • In the Quran, sura 66, At-Tahrim, is generally translated as "Prohibition".