Tag: Kentucky

Avoid a DUI in Kentucky (5 Things You Need to Know about DUI)

To avoid a DUI in Kentucky, you should know at least these five things. I. DUI in Kentucky It’s illegal to drive under the influence of intoxicants. This is called DUI in Kentucky. For drivers 21 and older, DUI is driving with a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) of 0.08% or higher. And for those under …

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Local Option in Kentucky: Wet or Dry?

Local option in Kentucky permits voters to choose wet or dry for their areas. That is, they can vote on whether or not to allow the sale of alcoholic beverages locally. The cities of Barbourville and London both recently voted to permit alcohol sales. But two counties, Butler and Graves, chose to remain under prohibition. …

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Prohibition in Kentucky Caused Serious Problems

High Hopes Prohibition in Kentucky began with high hopes. The state  had been among the first three to ratify the 18th Amendment. That amendment established National Prohibition (1920-1933). The temperance movement had long been strong in Kentucky. Residents expected that prohibiting alcohol would lead to improved health, lower crime, and  decreased violence. That it would …

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Kentucky Alcohol Laws: Not Just about Bourbon.

This page will help you understand Kentucky alcohol laws and avoid expensive fines or even jail. Not to mention time and embarrassment. Kentucky alcohol laws cover all aspects of alcohol. Kentucky is famous for its Bourbon. Surprisingly, a Baptist minister (Elijah Craig), first made it in 1789 in Bourbon County. Distillers continue making Bourbon in …

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