But, perhaps not surprisingly, police efforts to prohibit public drinking brought only mixed results.
Later that year, Whitman signed a revised bill that allowed municipalities to pass ordinance prohibiting underage drinking on private property.
But some services, like Megabus, prohibit eating and drinking.
Some religions prohibit drinking or eating blood or food made from blood.
Mentry had reportedly "imbued the town with his puritanism as well as his name," prohibiting drinking and the use of foul language.
Hartwick's dean of student life, Geneva Walker-Johnson, said the college continued to remind students that it prohibits under-age drinking.
Then there was the controversial ordinance prohibiting public drinking, which raised tempers in town.
"There's no endorsement contract now that prohibits drinking," Crabtree says when I ask him if Daly has continued to abstain.
In six provinces, nearly one-third of the country, the military can impose curfews, regulate the hours of operations for businesses, register civilians and prohibit weapons and drinking.