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Let’s have a drink to the Maine Law

I had to grin about the DownEast.com trivia question for today, especially since I posted the other day about the Maine craft beers I am able to find here in California. Here’s the question.

What was the “Maine Law”?

Answer

Maine pioneered the prohibition of alcohol, adopting a ban on the sale of liquor on June 2, 1851. The law became the model for prohibition laws in other states.

Maine adoptees mark a year of finding themselves | The Portland Press Herald / Maine Sunday Telegram

Adoptees mark a year of finding themselves | The Portland Press Herald / Maine Sunday Telegram.