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Walmart Pushes For Change To 3.2 Beer Law In Utah

Dec 13, 2018, 9:45 AM | Updated: 9:54 am

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Walmart is encouraging Utah consumers to get involved in the push to get rid of 3.2 percent alcohol content beer.

Signs are being posted on beer aisles asking customers to text “3.2 BEER” to 57543 in an effort to change the Utah law.

Walmart officials said it’s encouraging legislators to change the legal definition of beer. This would allow heavier brews to be sold in grocery stores and not just state-run liquor stores.

Oklahoma, Colorado and Kansas recently voted to drop 3.2 beer, leaving Utah as the last state that requires manufacturers to make it. Walmart said that’s already having an impact on the kind of beer available to Utahns.

 

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Walmart Pushes For Change To 3.2 Beer Law In Utah