List of countries with alcohol prohibition
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- Bangladesh (excluding non-Muslims)
- India (prohibition in the states of Gujarat, Bihar, Nagaland, Manipur, and the union territory of Lakshadweep. Legal in all other states and territories.)
- Indonesia (prohibition in small business shops)
- Iran (excluding non-Muslims)
- Maldives (excluding non-Muslims)
- Malaysia (excluding non-Muslims)
- Pakistan (excluding non-Muslims)
- Qatar (excluding non-Muslims)
- Saudi Arabia
- Sri Lanka (Purchasing and possessing liquor is prohibited for women. Alcohol consumption is legal in every other aspect.) 
- United Arab Emirates (prohibition in the emirate of Sharjah only)
- Yemen (legal in the areas of former communist South Yemen until 1994)
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- United States – 1920–1933 (see prohibition in the United States)
- Canada – 1918–1920 (see prohibition in Canada)
- Faroe Islands – 1907–1992 (see Faroese alcohol referendum, 1907)
- Russian Empire and the Soviet Union – 1914–1923
- Iceland – 1915–1935 (see prohibition in Iceland) – However beer with an alcohol content exceeding 2.25% was prohibited until 1989.
- Iraq a proposal to ban alcohol was proposed in 2016. It was then dropped less than a year later. but a 200 % tax on alcohol was introduced in 2018 budget.
- Norway – 1916–1927
- Hungarian Soviet Republic – March 21 – August 1, 1919 – Sale and consumption of alcohol was prohibited.
- Finland – 1919–1932
- Pitcairn Islands
- North Yemen – 1962-1990
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- "Sri Lanka's president rejects move to allow women to buy alcohol". BBC News.