Lifestyle / Food And Drink

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15 Jan 2020
1:30 pm

Top 10 strangest alcohol laws in the world


You can’t take care of a cow while drunk in Scotland.

It’s important to know your rights – especially when on foreign soil and the booze is flowing. For this list, we’ll be looking at some of the oddest, most outdated and over-the-top laws pertaining to the consumption, distribution and production of alcohol around the world. They don’t need to be regularly enforced to be considered, they just need to be in the law books.

  • It’s illegal to be inebriated in a pub, England
  • Historic loopholes for alcohol sales, Kentucky, USA
  • Drinking with your spouse’s permission, Alaska, USA
  • Alcohol sales are limited to very specific times, Thailand
  • Various legal hoops, Australia
  • No alcohol sales in movie theatres during explicit films, Idaho, USA
  • Election day is dry, Turkey
  • Wine and beer is allowed at work, France
  • Needing a license to drink various states, India
  • You can’t take care of a cow while drunk, Scotland

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