As Blue Laws Go Down, Sunday Alcohol Sales Rise in U.S.

on 22/11/10 at 9:40 am

Booze News

It’s getting easier to find a little hair of the dog on Sundays.

More states and communities are allowing Sunday liquor and alcohol sales or moving sales start times to as early as 6 a.m.

Since 2002, 14 states have joined the list of states allowing Sunday sales of distilled spirits, bringing the total to 36, says Lisa Hawkins of the Distilled Spirits Council of the United States.

“Blue laws … simply don’t make sense in today’s economy. They inconvenience consumers and deprive states of much-needed tax revenue,” she says.

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