OLCC considers allowing liquor to be sold in grocery chains

OLCC considers allowing liquor to be sold in grocery chains

The Oregon Liquor Control Commission is considering modernization proposals including allowing grocery chains to sell liquor.

"Really what we're doing is brainstorming," said Steve Brown, a Salem liquor store owner who represents a group of licensed agents. "This whole group is really about looking outside the box."

OLCC board chairman Rob Patridge assembled a task force of more than a dozen people with a stake in the way spirits are sold in the state. The goal is to make some recommendations for the Legislature to take up when they convene for a month-long session in February.

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0 #1 Tax it but hands off.Guest 2013-11-06 19:51:55
Better to eliminate the OLCC than to modernize it. Tax the liquor and otherwise keep out of our business. OLCC is not welcome to decide what we can and cannot drink.
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