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En route to a mid-afternoon barbecue a few weekends back, I rushed in to a shop to pick up the obligatory bottle of Amarone and was politely reminded that I was both too early and too late to do so. Whether it's a prohibition on giving alcohol to a moose (Alaska) or it being illegal to become intoxicated while in possession of a cow (Scotland), the world is full of liquor laws that make one wonder ''why?'' 

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Thailand is no exception, and today we will examine a few of its alcohol consumption laws that leave many scratching their heads.

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