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   Today, there are very important issues going on in Topeka.  Liquor sales in grocery stores and convenience stores are being pushed by Dillons, Quik-Trip, HyVee, and big box stores to increase the sale of hard liquor outlets from 752 to over 3500.

    As defined by the Kansas Department of Revenue, “The ABC Division is the state’s regulatory authority for enforcing Kansas liquor laws through the issue of state licenses and permits, monitoring product flow, conducting compliance reviews of licensed premises and enforcing restrictions on underage access to alcoholic beverages and a variety of other statutory violations.”  The head of ABC, has been trying to increase his staff just to regulate those, can you imagine regulating 3500?  This will not work. 

  Some of the problems are that 18 year olds who cannot drink will be selling this and stocking shelves. A loss of small businesses and jobs in Kansas. People with a propensity toward alcoholism, are not forced to walk into liquor stores on a regular basis.  In fact, they can avoid it all together.  However, going to the grocery store or buying gas is something we do several times per week. These corporations have high paid lobbyist that are working to close down family owned business here in Kansas.

Please consider what this means for Kansas. 

 Please contact the commerce committee to voice your objections to this here at http://www.ksrevenue.org/abc.html

Alcohol Sales In Kansas

I want to make sure you are aware of some threats to our families and moral values in Kansas that Culture Shield will be addressing in the upcoming legislative session. Our job is to inform you so that you can make a difference.

Last year we were very involved in stopping the grocery stores and convenience stores from selling hard liquor. Once again, there will be dozens of high paid lobbyist trying to persuade your senators and representatives that this only makes sense economically.  Please don’t fall for that line.  It doesn’t hurt anyone to walk next door to a liquor store and keep it out of reach in our local grocery & convenience stores.

Many in our state struggle with alcohol addictions.  We don’t need to make it visible everytime they walk into buy gas or a gallon of milk.  The outside grocery chains get enough of our money each week.

Locally owned liquor stores are highly monitored and usually know their customers, The high probability for corruption exists if we go from 600 liquor stores 2500 locations that sell alcohol.