Maui County, Hawaii's Liquor Commission Kills 24/7 Booze Sales

In May of this year, Maui County, Hawaii's liquor regulators voted to allow liquor stores in the county to sell booze 24 hours a day. After a sustained pressure campaign by opponents of the move, the liquor commission has now recanted and repealed the reform. Hawaii News Now has the story:

"The Maui County Liquor Commission unanimously voted Wednesday to repeal a law that allows liquor sales 24 hours a day.

The measure first passed in March upsetting critics who felt it would lead to an increase of drunk driving deaths.

After months of lobbying and testifying, opponents are calling this a victory..."

Read more: http://www.hawaiinewsnow.com/story/35873436/maui-liquor-commission-repeals-law-allowing-liquor-sales-24-hours-a-day

DrinksReform.org previously covered the initial rule change and backlash here: http://www.drinksreform.org/blog-1/2017/5/23/alcohol-law-changes-in-maui-hawaii-cause-firestorm