Prohibitionist

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Prohibitionist

A person who subscribes to the idea that the best way to reduce unwanted actions is to ban them. For example, a prohibitionist may believe that the best way to end smoking is to forbid the possession or sale of tobacco. The effectiveness of prohibitionism is highly controversial.
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After nearly 14 eventful years, Prohibition ended on this date in 1933, and Americans were able once again to legally drink alcoholic beverages.
ROAD TRAFFIC REGULATION ACT 1984 - SECTION 14 KIRKLEES COUNCIL (PARK HEAD LANE, HOLMFIRTH) (TEMPORARY PROHIBITION OF TRAFFIC) ORDER 2015 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Council of the Borough of Kirklees by reason of works proposed to be carried out on or near the road has made an Order the effect of which will be that no person shall cause or permit any vehicle to proceed in that length of Park Head Lane from its junction with Upperthong Lane to its junction with A635 Greenfield Road PROVIDED THAT such prohibition shall not extend to vehicles being used in connection with the works to be carried out on or near the closed length of road or to vehicles requiring access up to the point(s) of the closure.
The NCUA issued prohibition orders this month forbidding two former credit union employees from taking part in the affairs of any federally insured financial institution.
The most important provision of Measure 91, approved by the voters last November, takes effect today, ending pot prohibition.
BAGHDAD / NINA/ Iraq filed in the United Nations documents pertaining to join the Convention on the Prohibition of Conventional Weapons and protocols thereto.
In this letter the President declared that while he did not expect to see the 18th Amendment (the Prohibition Law) abolished, the public mind was undoubtedly shifting somewhat on the question of enforcement of Prohibition.
Gentlemen Bootleggers: The True Story of Templeton, Rye, Prohibition, and a Small Town in Cahoots is the fascinating, heavily-researched chronicle of tiny Iowa town called Templeton during the Prohibition era.
Prohibition and restriction of a peaceful assembly is inadmissible," the Ombudsman said.
It was a nail in the coffin of Prohibition, after 13 years of official folly.
Garrett Peck, author of The Prohibition Hangover: Alcohol in America from Demon Rum to Cult Cabernet (Rutgers University Press) and Prohibition in Washington, D.
By the time Prohibition was repealed, fewer than 50 wineries had survived in Sonoma County.
Summary: ABU DHABI -- The UAE has asked its citizens to adhere to the rules enacted by Iraq and Mauritania regarding prohibition on hunting in those countries.