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Author`s name Dmitry Sudakov

US Dry Law Revitalized Nation and Organized Crime - Comments

Ninety years ago, on January 16, 1920, the Eighteenth Amendment came into effect in the US, prohibiting or limiting sale, manufacture, and transportation of alcohol for consumption. It was not a new initiative, since the first restrictions for manufacturing and sales of alcohol in the US took place as early as in the middle of the 19th century. Prohibition was introduced in different states from time to time, but each time it was quickly cancelled, and even recognized as non-constitutional in some of them

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