Liquor stores continue to open in state despite Modern Laws efforts
BY ANDREW KNITTLE NewsOK.com
Monday, November 19, 2012
11/19/12 at 5:49 AM
OKLAHOMA CITY - The number of liquor stores in Oklahoma continues to rise, despite recent efforts to change state law and allow grocery stores to sell wine.
There are now 666 liquor stores operating in Oklahoma - the highest total since the 1980s, according to records kept by the Alcoholic Beverage Laws Enforcement Commission.
Liquor stores and wineries have been increasing in numbers for much of the past decade, records show.
In 2001, there were 12 wineries and 538 liquor stores in Oklahoma. Wineries now total 62 and there are 128 more liquor stores in operation today than there were 11 years ago.
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