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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


Manitoba legalizes in-store wine- and beer-making

WINNIPEG – Businesses that sell home wine- and beer-making supplies can now apply to offer in-store brewing.

The change comes as Manitoba has overhauled its liquor laws under a new Liquor and Gaming Control Act that came into effect in April 2014. 196 more words


Reflections on Australia (from Italy)

I am sitting on a train that is gliding gracefully from Innsbruck in Austria to Bologna in Northern Italy. The day is Tuesday, and I have been travelling around Europe for the first time in my life for over four weeks now. 1,825 more words

Ontario will hike beer tax, sell majority of Hydro One to fund infrastructure

WATCH ABOVE: Premier Wynne says there are improvements that can be made in Hydro One

TORONTO – Ontario’s “biggest shakeup” to liquor laws since it repealed prohibition in 1927 includes a new tax on beer and allowing it to be sold in hundreds of grocery stores, Premier Kathleen Wynne said Thursday. 720 more words