Note and Comment

Repeals by Implication – Prohibition in Michigan – At the November election of. 1916 the people of the state of Michigan ratified the following amendment to the constitution of that state: “The manufacture, sale, giving away, bartering or furnishing of any vinous, malt, brewed, fermented, spiritous or intoxicating liquors, except for medicinal, mechanical, chemical, scientific or sacramental purposes shall be after April thirty, nineteen hundred eighteen, prohibited in the State forever. The Legislature shall by law provide regulations for the sale of such liquors for medicinal, mechanica, cheinical, scientific and sacramental purposes.”