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Some Washingtonians coming to buy liquor in Oregon

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Thursday, June 07, 2012

Oregon liquor stores near the Washington border report an uptick in Washington customers since the state privatized liquor sales.

Oregon law allows the sale of packaged hard liquor only at stores run by state-contracted agents who are compensated based on their sales. The profits are divided by the state, cities and counties. Oregon’s prices, consistent across the state, were already a little cheaper than in Washington.

Agents from border stores in Astoria, Hermiston, Milton-Freewater, Portland, Rainier and The Dalles said Washington residents have always been regular customers, but there have been more of them, and many new faces, since the initiative took effect.

Read more at The Bend Bulletin.

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