The Constitution of the United States: Amendment 21 (Twenty-First Amendment)
Amendment XXI. (Prohibition Repealed)
Passed by Congress February 20, 1933. Ratified December 5, 1933.
The eighteenth article of amendment to the Constitution of the United States is hereby repealed.
The transportation or importation into any State, Territory, or Possession of the United States for delivery or use therein of intoxicating liquors, in violation of the laws thereof, is hereby prohibited.
This article shall be inoperative unless it shall have been ratified as an amendment to the Constitution by conventions in the several States, as provided in the Constitution, within seven years from the date of the submission hereof to the States by the Congress.
Prohibition: To Drink or Not to Drink (Britannica.com)
- The Constitution of the United States: Amendments 11-27, from The National Archives
- Twenty-first Amendment – CRS Annotated Constitution
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- Twenty-first Amendment – Findlaw
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- “Legal Issues Relating to the Disposal of Dispensed Controlled Substances,” CRS Report R40548 (21-page PDF)
- “Drug Control: International Policy and Approaches,” CRS Report IB88093 (22-page PDF)
- “War on Drugs,” CRS Report IB10113 (21-page PDF)
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Stay Wet on Repeal Day (Part 1)
Prohibition Repealed, Industry Booms ca.1933
Budweiser Prohibition Repeal Announcement
Prohibition Doesn’t Work!
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