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The perimeter for parking prohibitions and street closures is larger than normal and will be in effect for a longer period.

State rules adopted last April in response to the investigation had placed stricter limits on the use of seclusion — including a prohibition on isolating students behind a locked door — but did not ban prone restraints.

Officials have cited China’s recent history of vaccine scandals as a reason why it continues to enforce the prohibition.

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The trades prompted renewed calls for stricter regulation of congressional stock ownership, with proposals ranging from a ban on trading stock while in office to an outright prohibition on stock ownership for elected officials.

Oregon spent about $375 million on drug prohibition in that year.

The trade flouts a March 2014 prohibition on all exports of weaponry and military equipment to Moscow.

By the time Prohibition was on the menu, we were very much an “alcoholic Republic.”

The trend is clear: Marijuana prohibition is coming to an end.

While the end of prohibition brought an end to the alcohol black market in America, the ubiquity of it brought its own problems.

After the end of Prohibition in 1933, alcohol was once again legal throughout Arkansas.

Now, the whole Northwest groaned beneath a cast-iron prohibition law at that time, and for some years thereafter.

In 1903 this prohibition to foreigners was disputed by a British bank-clerk who arrived in Manila for a foreign bank.

The inferior quality of this growth at length caused its prohibition by law, as described elsewhere in this work.

In 1914, the General Assembly voted for a state-wide law providing for the prohibition of liquor.

These rules might be of any kind, including (subject to exceptions) a total prohibition, then or at any future time.


On this page you'll find 52 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to prohibition, such as: constraint, embargo, exclusion, injunction, prevention, and proscription.

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