Alcohol Justice(formerly the Marin Institute) has published a report on Big Alcohol’s efforts to privatize alcohol sales in control states. The report, titled “Control State Politics: How Big Alcohol is Dismantling Regulation State by State,” explains the likely outcomes to states that turn over alcohol sales to private businesses. These states may experience a short-term cash windfall, but loss of reliable income, coupled with increases in alcohol-related harm, will damage economic stability and public health in the longer term.
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Click here for Alcohol Justice fact sheets on alcohol issues.
Click here for stories of local wet/dry struggles.
Click here for “Drs. Oz and Roizen: Busting myths about alcohol.”
Alabama wet/dry counties
In Alabama there are 24 dry counties. However, municipalities that meet certain criteria can vote to go wet even if they are located within a dry county. Click here for a map of the wet/dry counties in Alabama. Click here to see the names of those wet cities in dry counties.
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