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November 29, 2008

December 5 1933 - December 5 2008

Celebrating 75 years of the end of 12 years ten months and 19 days and the confusion it has wrought.

The end of Prohibition.
Three tier.
Direct Shipping.
Blue Laws.
Happy Hour.
One person one license.
License quotas.

Oh the joy that prohibition and the its end have brought.

A few articles highlighting the end of Prohibition.

WSJ.com Celebrating Cinco de Drinko.

Capital Spice

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November 06, 2008

The battle over prohibition continues

Texans had a number of measures on their ballots regarding changes in alcoholic beverage law.

Here is the Dallas News' coverage of the measures.


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October 05, 2008

UK & minimum pricing for alcohol

From Talking Drinks

Labour MP bids to scrap deep discounting of alcohol
Thursday, 02 October 2008
Labour MP Sally Keeble has launched a new private members bill proposing a minimum price on alcohol.

Under the new plans, a Drinks Industry Council (DIC) would be created, comprised of representatives from the industry, producers, police, health care, youth sector and consumers. The DIC would advise Government on a minimum price for a unit of alcohol, promotions and set codes of conduct.

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July 07, 2008

A fine example of stupid alcoholic beverage laws

Buying wine at a winery and then having a picnic - is it legal?

Sonoma Press Democrat -

 Loosening wine limits
Many buy bottle of wine, then drink it at vineyard, likely never knowing they are breaking state law, but legislation may soon remedy situation


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