MD Lawmakers Near Alcoholic Beverage Ban - 47 ABC - Delmarva's Choice

MD Lawmakers Near Alcoholic Beverage Ban

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MARYLAND - If you enjoy a good - and very strong - drink, your days of being able to buy your high-test booze in Maryland could be limited.

Maryland House lawmakers passed a second reading Thursday, banning alcoholic beverages with a ninety five percent alcohol content - those that are 190 proof.

If passed, it would prohibit the sale of grain beverages like Everclear and Golden Grain in Maryland, and make it a misdemeanor that comes with a $1,000 fine.  

It's already cleared the Senate, and only needs to pass the third and final reading in the House before it goes to the Governor to be signed into law.

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