NORWAY: Back to Braendevin

Norwegians have stomached for almost ten years a form of national prohibition which never at any time prohibited beverages with an alcoholic content less than 12%.

During the last seven years the national gorge has been rising. Last week Norwegians streamed to the polls and repudiated national prohibition by a referendum vote of 525,423 to 415,637.

Said Premier Lykke, last week: "The Government will at once introduce a bill abolishing prohibition. We take it for granted that the Storting (Parliament) will adopt the measure. Enforcement of prohibition law...

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