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General Assembly eyeing study of Georgia liquor laws

March 10, 2016

“Georgia’s craft breweries and distilleries aren’t keeping up with their fast-growing competitors in other states, a state lawmaker said Wednesday.

The state’s breweries are two and a half times less profitable on average than those elsewhere, Rep. Michael Caldwell, R-Woodstock, told members of the House Special Rules Committee. Combined with below-average growth in the number of new distilleries, Georgia is losing 12,700 jobs a more robust industry could otherwise create, Caldwell said.” — Dave Williams, Atlanta Business Chronicle

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http://www.bizjournals.com/atlanta/blog/capitol_vision/2016/03/general-assembly-eyeing-study-of-georgia-liquor.html

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