outlaw; make illegal
The state government is threatening to proscribe the sale of deshi daru.
pro (before)#scribere (to write) (Latin)
A doctor Prescribes medicines and Proscribes unhealthy food. When you want a magazine, you PREscribe (subscribe) it. Similarly when you want to stop it, you will have to PROSCRIBE. SO PROSCRIBE = prohibit