OLCC says ballot initiative will not lower booze prices

OLCC says ballot initiative will not lower booze prices

Oregon liquor prices are not likely to change if the system is privatized.

"I think the biggest misconception about the (Oregon Liquor Control Commission) is that prices are high because the liquor stores are agents of the state," OLCC Board Chairman Rob Patridge said. "Oregon has chosen ... lottery, liquor and tobacco as major state revenue sources that other states like California and Nevada have not chosen."

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0 #1 JonGuest 2014-01-13 21:11:15
However, many more kinds of liquor will become available.
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0 #2 RE: OLCC says ballot initiative will not lower booze pricesGuest 2014-01-14 02:11:02
I went to Vancouver last week and yes great selection but bottles of whiskey were up to $10 more per bottle! Crazy expensive in Wa.
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