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Alcohol prohibition repeal kick starter for “Whiskey and Wheaties” bill?

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The group Floridians for Fair Business Practices may be using the anniversary of the prohibition of alcohol as a kick starter to reinvigorate a stalled measure that would allow distilled alcohol sales in grocery stores. The 18th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution was ratified on Jan. 16, 1919, making alcohol a prohibited substance. That amendment was repealed at the end of 1933. The group is comparing the decades-old repeal to Florida’s alcohol separation law calling it outdated and one that…

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