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TORONTO – Ontario’s “biggest shakeup” to liquor laws since it repealed prohibition in 1927 includes a new tax on beer and allowing it to be sold in hundreds of grocery stores, Premier Kathleen Wynne said Thursday. 720 more words


Wis. Gov. Signs Bill Allowing For Liquor Sampling At Stores

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Samples of hard alcohol will soon be offered at liquor and grocery stores in Wisconsin under a bill Gov. Scott Walker has signed into law. 113 more words


The latest idea to improve Ontario's booze sales? Allow pubs to sell six-packs and bottles

The server sweeps away a crumb-ridden plate. Cheeks flushed and belly bursting, you say to your server, “can I get a six-pack of that local brew to go?” 847 more words


New Kansas bill would allow counties to vote on liquor sales

TOPEKA, Kansas (AP)  A Kansas bill introduced Wednesday would allow a county’s voters to decide if their grocery stores can sell liquor, wine and spirits; and convenience stores to sell full-strength beer. 110 more words

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City Council deliberates liquor permit ordinance in KCMO

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — City Council has been tossing around an ordinance to lower restrictions for people who serve alcohol in Kansas City, Missouri.

Regulations were put in place for public safety reasons in order to keep customer’s private information like credit cards and I.D.’s away from felons. 188 more words


KC bar and restaurant owners push to drop law surrounding liquor permits

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — In Kansas City, if someone has a violent past they can’t get a liquor permit but restaurants and bars believe the permit isn’t needed and want it dropped. 330 more words