State Senate Passes Wine In Grocery Store Bill

Thursday, January 30, 2014

The state Senate on Thursday passed a wine in grocery store bill that sets up local referendums on the subject.

The bill would not take effect until July 1, 2016. 

Lt. Gov. Ron Ramsey said,  "This is a great step forward. For the first time, citizens will have the opportunity to purchase wine in their grocery store if the current bill passes.

"There is still a long way to go but Tennessee is moving forward in expanding consumer choice and spurring economic growth with this common-sense, pro-market measure."


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