All coffee houses are closed by Amurath III, based on religious grounds. However, the ban is ignored and coffee drinking continues privately. Coffee houses gradually reopen and become a source of revenue (through taxes) for the grand viziers.
Source: Austin, G. A. et al. (1979). Perspectives on the history of psychoactive substance use. NIDA.
|Drugs:||Caffeine (coffee, tea, cola, etc.)|
|Topics:||Prohibition, Taxation and regulation|