Group passes resolution against privatization of state liquor sales
Move to encourage North Carolina to maintain its current public system.
RALEIGH, NC, September 21, 2011: A group has passed a resolution against the privatization of liquor sales, Alyssa Marcus and David Horn report for North Carolina News Network. Citing its concerns, the group also points to profit for the state as a key motivator in maintaining a public system.
"The American Council on Alcohol Problems sees many issues relating to alcohol, but North Carolina's current system of managing liquor sales is not one of them. ACAP President Elect and director of the Christian Action League Rev. Mark Creech said that nothing good would come from privatizing liquor sale.
'Privatization would increase liquor outlet density, hours of sale, spirits advertising and promotion, and ultimately dangerous alcohol consumption levels, while at the same time, undermining what has been a consistent revenue source for this state,' said Creech..."
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Posted: September 21, 2011
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