Section 11-47-112

Promotion of temperance; suppression of intemperance and traffic in certain beverages, etc.

All cities and towns of this state shall have the power to adopt ordinances not inconsistent with the laws of the state to promote temperance and to suppress intemperance and to suppress the traffic in such beverages as the laws of the state prohibit to be manufactured, sold, or otherwise disposed of, and to prevent evasion of such ordinances. Such cities and towns shall also have the power to provide for the destruction of liquors and beverages kept for sale in violation of law or for other illegal purposes and that may be declared to be contraband.

(Acts 1909, No. 161, p. 174; Code 1923, §2054; Code 1940, T. 37, §487.)