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Bizarre Alcohol Laws of Different Countries Around the Globe

Today, people usually drink be it men or women. But there are a lot of countries where there are some weird and bizarre alcohol laws around the globe. Yes, you heard that right.

One should not consume these things much as it can destroy your health and body. So makes sure that it is only sometimes when you drink.

Let’s begin with some weird alcohol laws that exist around the world

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United Kingdom

In the United Kingdom, there is a law that you are drinking in pub or club. I mean c’mon why people even go to the night clubs then if they aren’t allowed to have a drink there.

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Scotland

It is restricted in Scotland too. The law is that you cannot take a cow ride if you are high. The country has done this as there were a lot of cases that were coming up regarding the same and that are how the government enacted this law as a criminal scourge.  The country has one of the most weird alcohol laws that exist around the world

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India

In India, you need to have ID proof and you should be above 25 years of age. The Government of India has set an age bar for all the drunkies in India.

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France

There the policemen check everyone who so ever is driving the car or any vehicle. In France, there is a law where you have to blow the air in the breathalyzer that automatically reads your breath whether you are drunk or not.

Because there are a lot of cases that keeps o happening while drink and drive.  This country has one of the most weird alcohol laws that exist around the world

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Bolivia

It is one of the weirdest alcohol laws that exist around the world where a married woman cannot have more than one glass of wine in a party or in any occasion.

They believe that the women should not exceed to more than 1 glass as it is against their morals and norms. The shocking part is that this law has been made so that all the married women do not flirt with other guys after getting drunk.

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Thailand

Buying alcohol is legal in Thailand but there are certain hours for buying too as you cannot buy this stuff in between from midnight till 11 am and 2pm to 5 pm.

And this applies to all the bars and restaurants in Thailand. It’s illegal to buy any kind of drink during these hours and if you are caught purchasing it you will have to spend a night in prison as it’s a punishable offence.

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Turkey

In turkey, you cannot take drink at the day of elections and you will see all the restaurants and pubs not serving alcohol as it are a crime serving this on Election Day.

It has been done because in the past a lot of politicians has been caught selling alcohol in the name of bribe and getting votes from all these people in return.

It is really restricted and all the bars are closed that day. If not closed, then they would not sell it at any cost.

Massachusetts

There are no happy hours in this country. How sad is that and it is the best time you can have in bar with your friends and relax there having beer.

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Texas

In here, one cannot have more than three sips of beer or alcohol while standing. It has started as there were many cases when people did abrupt things on moving road and government has done this keeping the safety thing in mind.

If you are caught red handed having beer more than three sips then you would land into big trouble.

So, these are some weird alcohol laws that exist around the world

But I think most of the countries have done it due to the safety purpose. For more world related updates stay tuned!

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