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The cost of converting this mill into a modern and efficient production facility was prohibitive.

The cost of opium tincture today is prohibitive; the average wholesale pharmacy price for one four ounce bottle is over $660 -- the equivalent of nearly $28 per teaspoon.

Barwick, an ethnomusicologist, says that traditionally women have not played the didgeridoo in ceremony, but in informal situations there is no prohibition in the Dreaming Law.

The Grossman and Berkowitz responsa dropped a rabbinic prohibition requiring spouses to completely refrain from touching each other during niddah and permitted nonsexual contact.

One of the foremost physicians of the late 18th century, Dr. Benjamin Rush argued in 1784 that the excessive use of alcohol was injurious to physical and psychological health (he believed in moderation rather than prohibition).

Under the prohibition laws, access to alcohol was strictly controlled, and Musica/Costa obtained a permit to draw 5,000 gallons of raw alcohol per month.

Film The film The Untouchables chronicled the prohibition period, and the efforts of law enforcement during that period.

prohibition led to widespread bootlegging that continued on into the middle of the century.

Such circular signs may be accompanied by, or place on, a rectangular plate (information) that provides details of the prohibition or instruction; for example, waiting and loading plates and zone entry signs.

The festival also includes tours of Cincinnati's pre-prohibition brewery buildings.

This boom ended with the repeal of prohibition in 1933, after which the economy sank into depression.

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