How it
all began.

The Prohibition Story.


It all started when, Johnny Mennillo, the inventor of THE quintessential counter-culture accessory boutique, was born in Campobasso, Italy on April 16, 1958.

A Kid with ambition

At the age of twelve, his family moved to Montreal, Canada in the pursuit of a better life.  Johnny adjusted quickly to his new environment, embracing two new languages and continuing his education. After graduating, he realized his entrepreneurial drive, venturing into his passion for social smoking. This led to him giving birth to the first retail smoking accessory store Prohibition.

The First Prohibition

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The Rest is history

What the future brings

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