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Should beer have to travel 100 miles before it can be sold at a store or restaurant... that's right across the street from the brewer?
This scenario is entirely plausible due to Prohibition-era laws in Michigan that created a "three-tier" distribution system overseen by the Michigan Liquor Control Commission. In the video see how these archaic and rigid laws are hurting beer entrepreneurs in the state's ever-growing and well-respected craft-beer industry.
Read more about this issue here.
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