TCPR criticizes liquor lobby's monopoly

June 8, 2011 4:27PM

In a recent story about the state’s archaic alcohol laws, Tennessee Report cites the Tennessee Center for Policy Research’s “Drunk with Power” study, which shows how the liquor industry has successfully fought to maintain its monopoly and keep wine out of grocery stores. Read the article here. For more information about Tennessee’s Prohibition-era attitude toward wine, watch this video featuring Melanie Armstrong, one of TCPR’s “Faces of Freedom.”