List of countries with alcohol prohibition

The following countries have or had comprehensive prohibitions against alcohol. Particularly the term refers to the banning of the manufacture, storage (whether in barrels or in bottles), transportation, sale, possession, and consumption of alcoholic beverages.

  Countries or territories with total prohibition on alcohol
  Countries or territories with prohibition excluding non-Muslims
  Countries or territories with prohibition on alcohol in public areas
  Country with prohibition in public areas from 10:30 pm to 7:00 am

PresentEdit

Currently, alcohol prohibition is enforced in many Muslim majority countries, Indigenous Australian communities (due to alcohol-fuelled violence), certain northern communities in the Canadian territories[1] and some regions of India. They can range from complete ban all the way to bans on sales during certain times.[2]

PastEdit

See alsoEdit

NotesEdit

  1. ^ In 2020, South Africa reimposed a ban on alcohol sales in July[40] after an initial ban ended on June 1.[41] In August, South Africa lifted its second ban on alcohol.[42]

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  32. ^ "New law in Turkmenistan cracks down sharply on alcohol sales". Associated Press. January 2019.
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  34. ^ "United Arab Emirates relaxes Islamic laws on alcohol and cohabitation, criminalizes 'honor' killings". NBC News.
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  41. ^ "Coronavirus: South Africans cheer as alcohol goes back on sale". BBC News. June 1, 2020.
  42. ^ "South Africa: Queues as ban on alcohol and cigarettes ends". BBC News. August 18, 2020.