Recommendations for changing Michigan’s alcohol control policies would exempt craft brewers from signing exclusive agreements with wholesalers, Fiscal Policy Director Michael LaFaive told the Detroit Free Press.

LaFaive and other Center analysts have written extensively about the monopoly beer and wine distributors enjoy and how the state can revamp its liquor laws to benefit consumers. LaFaive examined the nature of that monopoly in an Op-Ed recently in the Downriver Sunday Times.

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