Massachusetts, USA: Plan for More Alcohol Outlets

Posted February 14 2020 Alcohol Harm, Alcohol Policy, Availability, Big Alcohol, BigAlcoholExposed, Evidence, News, Public Health

A ballot initiative in Massachusetts, USA is set to lead to an increasing of outlets which can sell alcohol.
The effect of the new ballot initiative would be to create, for the first time, a license that would allow food stores to sell wine and beer for off-premises consumption, to accelerate the rising number of alcohol licenses granted, and eventually to do away with any limit on the number of licenses for the sale of alcoholic beverages consumed off-premises that any one retailer could own or control.
The proposal – if voted in favor of – will allow more food stores, such as Targets or Walmarts, to sell beer and wine…

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