12 Facts About Alcohol law


Between 1832 and 1953, US federal law prohibited the sale of alcohol to Native Americans.

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Alcohol law was illegal in Sudan but, it was legalized for non-Muslims in July 2020.

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Alcohol law is legal in bars, hotels and tourist facilities approved by the Minister of Tourism.

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In 2016, the Iraqi parliament passed a law banning alcohol, fining 25 million Iraqi dinars however it is unclear how it can be enforced and could be struck down by the Supreme Court.

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Alcohol law is legal in Jordan, however public drinking is illegal.

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Alcohol law is mostly legal in Malaysia with the exceptions of Kelantan and Terengganu for Muslims.

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Alcohol law can be drunk in hotels, bars and licensed tourist areas.

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Alcohol law is illegal in both Somalia and the autonomous Somaliland.

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Alcohol law is completely legal in Syria, however in parts ruled by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, it was illegal with a penalty of death.

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Alcohol law is completely legal in Tunisia, however, sales are banned on Fridays as well as during Ramadan.

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Alcohol law tax is an excise tax, and while a demerit tax, is a significant source of revenue for governments.

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Alcohol law (Scotland) Act 2012 is an Act of the Scottish Parliament, which introduces a statutory minimum price for alcohol, initially 50p per unit, as an element in the programme to counter alcohol problems.

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