Cannot Drop Database Being Used For Replication

Amy (SQLKitten) shows how to troubleshoot a common error for replication-enabled databases:

Based on the results from sp_helpreplicationdb , I now have confirmation that my database is at least enabled for replication. The next thing I need to do is turn off replication for this database with sp_removedbreplication.

Sometimes the short answer is the best one.

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