I-1183 Latest News and Information

Latest News and Information

Training requirements for retailers adopted by Liquor Control Board

Liquor Control Board will continue carrying 99% of product through May

Progress on 1183 implementation continues

Workers try to keep their jobs by suing to stop liquor privatization

WRA and coalition partners respond to I-1183 lawsuit

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  • January 2012: The Liquor Control Board begins divesting itself from its current business operations as prescribed in the initiative.
  • March 1, 2012: Distillers and spirits distributors may be begin to sell spirits directly to restaurants.
  • June 1, 2012: Spirits retail license holders may begin to sell spirits
  • June 1, 2012: All state liquor stores must be closed and liquor inventory must be depleted
  • June 1, 2013: All asset sales must be closed. Any state store or Distribution Center assets remaining after this date will be managed by the Department of Revenue.

(Source: Washington State Liquor Control Board)

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(Source: Washington State Liquor Control Board)

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