Tag: Illinois

Prohibition in Illinois: From Beginning to End

Prohibition in Illinois was promising at the start. Temperance movements had been popular in the state as early as 1833. Prohibition sentiment had grown much stronger since then. In the early 20th century the General Assembly passed a local option law. It was sponsored by the Anti-Saloon League. That law led to prohibition in two-thirds …

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Illinois Alcohol Laws: It’s Best to Know the Laws about Alcohol

can be confusing. Do people know that persons of any age under 21 may drink? It must be in a private residence with a parent or guardian present. The myth that ‘underage drinking is illegal in Illinois’ is wrong. It misleads millions of people. Knowing what’s legal or not can be hard. For example, Illinois …

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