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Prohibition is the act or practice of forbidding something by law; more particularly the term refers to the banning of the manufacture, storage, transportation, sale, possession, and consumption of alcoholic beverages. The word is also used to refer to a period of time during which such bans are enforced.

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Organizations relating to Prohibition

International Commission for the Prevention of Alcoholism and Drug Dependency / Silver Spring MD, USA / Est. 1952
REMAR International / Madrid, Spain / Est. 1982
World Anti-Doping Agency / Montréal QC, Canada / Est. 1999
Convention on Prohibitions or Restrictions on the Use of Certain Conventional Weapons Which May be Deemed to be Excessively Injurious or to Have Indiscriminate Effects, with Annexed Protocols / Est. 1980
Convention on the Prohibition of the Use, Stockpiling, Production and Transfer of Anti-personnel Mines and on Their Destruction / Est. 1997
International Band of Hope Council / Est. 1949
European Association for Substance Abuse Research / Munich, Germany / Est. 1994
International Convention Respecting the Prohibition of the Use of White, Yellow, Phosphorus in the Manufacture of Matches / Est. 1906
Convention Concerning the Prohibition and Immediate Action for the Elimination of the Worst Forms of Child Labour / Geneva, Switzerland / Est. 1999
Conference of States Parties of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons / The Hague, Netherlands / Est. 1997
Asian Harm Reduction Network / Chiang Mai, Thailand / Est. 1996
Protocol for the Prohibition of the Use in War of Asphyxiating, Poisonous or other Gases, and of Bacteriological Methods of Warfare / Est. 1925
Adult Children of Alcoholics - World Service Organization / Torrance CA, USA
Convention on the Prohibition of the Development, Production, Stockpiling and Use of Chemical Weapons and on Their Destruction / The Hague, Netherlands / Est. 1992
European Foundation for Alcohol Research / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 2003
International Narcotic Enforcement Officers Association / Glenville NY, USA / Est. 1960
Italian Centre of Solidarity / Rome, Italy / Est. 1968
Vienna NGO Committee on Drugs / Vienna, Austria / Est. 1983
International Lawyers in Alcoholics Anonymous / Polson MT, USA / Est. 1975
Scandinavia Against Drugs / Est. 1985
International Convention Against Doping in Sport / Est. 2005
ENSH-Global Network for Tobacco Free Health Care Services / Geelong, Australia / Est. 1999
Caribbean Harm Reduction Coalition / Castries, St Lucia / Est. 2001
European Treatment Centers for Drug Addiction / Vienna, Austria / Est. 1980
Australasian Professional Society on Alcohol and Other Drugs / Sydney, Australia / Est. 1981

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World Problems relating to Prohibition

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Denial of right to freedom of religion of indigenous peoples
Mixed race marriage

Action Strategies relating to Prohibition

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Stopping ocean dumping
Regulating trade in endangered species

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