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Ballot Questions Filed To Change Colorado's Liquor Law

DENVER (AP) – A group that wants Colorado grocery stores to sell wine and full-strength beer submitted ballot proposals to ask voters next year to make it happen. 129 more words


Report card nearly fails Sask on liquor policy for restaurants and bars

REGINA – Even though the government has made 77 changes to its liquor laws in the past few years, a new report card barely gives Saskatchewan a passing grade on its liquor policies for restaurants and bars. 318 more words


Changing liquor laws hurt local businesses

Matt Trovalli | Reporter

Kyvan Rasolkhani, owner of University Liquor, is a well of knowledge when it comes to Oklahoma liquor. Kyvan has faced many hurdles since his store opened in 2005, but a massive new change is coming that will really hurt his business – new liquor laws. 731 more words


Lose the booze restrictions: Petition

REGINA — Expect to see a petition about booze pricing in an off-sale or restaurant near you.

As the provincial government continues examining liquor laws, the Saskatchewan Hotels and Hospitality Association, Restaurants Canada and the Canadian Taxpayers Federation (CTF) have banded together to make their voices heard. 328 more words

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Walmart In Courtroom Battle With Texas Over "Irrational" Liquor Law

Having spent a large part of my life in a state where getting wine or booze meant going to a state-operated “wine and spirits shoppe,” it doesn’t seem all that awful that Walmart and other publicly trade companies are barred from selling hard liquor in the state of Texas. 1,201 more words

Governor picks new members of Utah liquor authority

SALT LAKE CITY — Utah Governor Gary Herbert has nominated two people to serve on the state’s alcohol control authority.

In a statement to FOX 13 on Friday night, the governor’s office said S. 157 more words


DABC audit knocks management for lack of retail experience

SALT LAKE CITY — A new state audit said the people who oversee Utah’s liquor control authority could use some more retail experience.

The audit, released Tuesday, said management at the Utah Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control has “limited business experience,” having gained most of their experience working their way up through the agency. 570 more words