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Prohibition

UN Sustainable Development Goals

Description

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 / Est. 1952
REMAR International / Est. 1982
World Anti-Doping Agency / 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
Anti-Doping Council of Europe
International Total Abstainers Association of Railway Workers / Est. 1905
International Network of Cities on Drug Policy / Est. 1993
Convention on the Prohibition of the Use, Stockpiling, Production and Transfer of Anti-personnel Mines and on Their Destruction / Est. 1997
Universal Association of Esperanto Good Templars
International Band of Hope Council / Est. 1949
European Association for Substance Abuse Research / Est. 1994
International Urban Action Fund against Drugs / Est. 1992
International Bureau of Abstaining Students / Est. 1907
International Union of Socialist Teetotallers / Est. 1921
Global Alliance for the Prevention of Alcohol-Related Harm Internationally / Est. 1995
European Blue Cross Youth Association / Est. 1979
International Convention Respecting the Prohibition of the Use of White, Yellow, Phosphorus in the Manufacture of Matches / Est. 1906
ASEAN Research and Training Centre for the Detection of Drug Abuse in Body Fluids / Est. 1990
Secu-Cities Network / Est. 1995
European Federation of Drug Abuse Prevention Associations
Nordic Women's Association for Total Abstinence
Convention Concerning the Prohibition and Immediate Action for the Elimination of the Worst Forms of Child Labour / Est. 1999
Conference of States Parties of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons / Est. 1997
Asian Harm Reduction Network / 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

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World Problems relating to Prohibition

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Difficulty
Exclusion
Restraint
Refusal
Restrictive social policies
Denial of right to freedom of religion of indigenous peoples

Action Strategies relating to Prohibition

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Controlling domestically prohibited goods
Regulating trade in endangered species

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