More of the craziest state alcohol laws

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We at the R Street Institute recently debuted our America’s Worst Drinks Laws report, recounting what we viewed as the 12 worst alcohol laws in America. Insider has gotten into the act with a list of “7 states that have strict laws about how and when you can drink alcohol,” including interesting ones from Alaska, Utah, and Massachusetts:

[E]ach state still has its own unique liquor laws, including where you can buy alcohol and what times you're allowed to buy it. Many states have time restrictions on Sundays and restrictions on obtaining alcohol licenses…

Bars and liquor stores can't open until polls close on election days in Alaska.

On election days in Alaska, businesses that sell alcohol must stay closed until polls close. It is also illegal to be drunk on the premises of a bar or restaurant that sells alcohol, and bars can't sell alcohol at a discounted rate unless the discount is regularly given every day of the week…

In Massachusetts, out-of-state IDs aren't proof of age at bars.

Massachusetts has some of the most strict alcohol laws, including that bars don't have to accept out-of-state IDs as proof of age. Happy hoursfree drinks, and drinking games like beer pong, are also prohibited in the state…

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