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Oklahoma Supreme Court Says Wholesaler Protection Law is Unconstitutional

January 23, 2020

The law, sought by small alcohol wholesalers that did not merge with larger out-of-state distributors, requires the top brands of wine and spirits to be sold to all Oklahoma alcohol wholesalers. The law altered a constitutional amendment approved by voters in 2016 allowing manufacturers to choose a single wholesaler, while also allowing the sale of wine and strong beer in grocery and convenience stores and the sale of cold, strong beer in liquor stores