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Twenty-first Amendment to the United States Constitution

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Amendment XXI (the Twenty-first Amendment) of the United States Constitution ended Prohibition. It states, in pertinent part:

Section 1.

The eighteenth article of amendment to the Constitution of the United States is hereby repealed.

Section 2.

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.


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