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Absinthe Ban 16th March 1915 PDF Print E-mail
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Monday, 16 March 2015 10:55

On 16th March 1915 the Green Fairy was banned in France!


"Absinthe Journal - Tokens for sale!  10 centimes go to support poor absinthe manufacturers!" 

Cartoon by O'Galop, Le Rire Rouge, 1915. Collection Delahaye.


Marie-Claude Delahaye of the French Absinthe Museum, Auvers-sur-Oise, outlines the absinthe ban introduced on 16th March 1915.

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Last Updated on Monday, 16 March 2015 11:00