Adding Article XXIV-A to Constitution. Defines alcoholic liquor; after January 1 1918, prohibits its possession, gift or sale in saloon, dramshop, dive, store, hotel, restaurant, club, dance-hall or other place of public resort; prohibits sale, accepting or soliciting orders anywhere, except in pharmacies for certain purposes and by manufacturers on premises where manufactured, under delivery and quantity restrictions. Owner or manager of all such places to prevent drinking therein. Restricts transportation. Payment Internal Revenue tax prima facie evidence of violation. Prescribes and authorizes penalties. Neither repeals nor limits state or local prohibition, or Article XXIV of Constitution.
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James Madison, General Manager California Associated Raisin Co.
INITIATIVE AMENDMENT California Proposition 2 (1916).