Thursday, October 7, 2010

Have voters' liquor attitudes changed since 1972?

Following the repeal of Prohibition in 1933 state officials created the Washington State Liquor Control Board (WSLCB) to regulate and control the sale and distribution of alcohol in the state. State voters have been asked four times to change aspects of the state’s liquor control system via initiatives that qualified for the ballot since 1933. One of the initiatives sought to expand the powers of the WSLCB while the other three to loosen its restrictions.  Here is a brief summary of those initiatives and the results . . . READ MORE


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