More on the 2 Washington State Liquor Initiatives Both Supported & Opposed by Beer & Wine Sellers

on 31/08/10 at 5:05 pm


As if the initiatives to privatize state-controlled liquor sales weren’t already complicated, booze sellers have now lined up on both sides of the fight. I-1100 and I-1105, which would put state liquor stores out of business, are backed by the fat wallets of beer and wine retailers and distributors hoping to cash in on a wide open spirits market. Now, the “no” campaign opposing the initiatives has gotten a cash infusion from no less than wholesale beer and wine sellers taking the opposite position. One is even playing both ends.

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