The 18th Amendment, the prohibition of the manufacture, sale and distribution of alcohol, was caused by the widespread belief that the consumption of alcohol was deteriorating Americans' health, lowering productivity and... More »

Congress passed the 18th amendment to the U.S. Constitution on Dec. 18, 1917. Prior to the full Congress proposing the amendment to the states for ratification, the Senate passed the resolution on Aug. 1, 1917, and the H... More »

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The 21st Amendment, an addendum to the original Constitution, repealed the 18th Amendment. The 18th Amendment prohibited the sale, distribution and manufacturing of alcoholic beverages. The 18th Amendment began the era o... More »

The 18th Amendment of the U.S. Constitution established a ban on the distribution, trade and manufacturing of alcohol. Thirty-six states ratified the amendment in a little over a year. The amendment began Prohibition in ... More »

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The early 20th century prohibition of alcohol in the United States failed because of increased crime rates, business failures and enormous unforeseen costs to tax revenues. Prohibition proponents had wrongly believed tha... More »

A TIPS certification is the result of a training program for the sale and consumption of alcohol offered to servers and consumers of alcohol. After completing the training session and passing the exam, participants recei... More »

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The state of Florida has extensive rules covering the consumption of alcohol; driving under the influence; the sale and purchase of alcohol; and other various regulations on the topic, according to Renee Chapple for Abou... More »

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