West Virginia (Finally) On the Brink of Legalizing Sunday Sales


For the past several years, the West Virginia legislature has attempted to legalize Sunday liquor sales but has been unable to get the reform across the finish line. This year, a bill allowing Sunday sales to start at 1pm has now passed the state legislature and is headed to the governor’s desk:

The West Virginia House of Delegates voted 86-12 to pass legislation Tuesday night that would allow Sunday retail sales of liquor in in the state, excluding Christmas Day and Easter Sunday…

If House Bill 2481 becomes law, Sunday retail sales of liquor would be allowed beginning at 1 p.m., but the current prohibition of retail sales on Christmas Day would remain in effect.

In passing the bill on Tuesday, the House of Delegates accepted a Senate amendment to the house bill to prohibit Easter Sunday sales…

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