WOW: New Alcohol Law Immediately Takes Effect in New York
In the past, we have covered some of the frustrating Massachusetts laws when it comes to purchasing alcohol, particularly on weekends and holidays. For example, you cannot purchase or sell alcohol on Thanksgiving and Christmas. In addition, on Sunday, Massachusetts residents have to wait until 10 am to buy alcohol whereas for the rest of the week, the sales begin at 8 am. However, it's not uncommon for states to have unique laws regarding the purchase and sale of alcohol.
New York Just Underwent a Big Change Regarding Alcohol Sales on Sunday
As reported by Mid Hudson News, On Saturday, Oct. 14, Governor Kathy Hochul approved changes to the law that allow liquor stores to open at 10 a.m. on Sundays instead of noon, and allow retailers to sell beer before 8 a.m. on Sundays.
This Change to the New York Law is Creating More Jobs
Due to the change in the New York law, more jobs are being created including liquor stores, breweries, and distilleries. According to the article, changes take effect immediately.
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