The need for a wall between vodka and vegetables would remain in Florida, but a revised Senate bill would open the door to reduced travel time for shoppers between the liquor and grocery aisles. The Senate Regulated Industries Committee on Wednesday scaled back a proposal (SB 468) that initially sought to eliminate an 80-year-old state law requiring liquor stores to be stand-alone facilities.
The need for a wall between vodka and vegetables would remain in Florida, but a revised Senate bill would open the door to reduced travel time for shoppers between the liquor and grocery aisles. The Senate Regulated Industries Committee on Wednesday scaled back a proposal (SB 468) that initially sought to eliminate an 80-year-old state law requiring liquor stores to be stand-alone facilities. Doug McSchooler AP
The need for a wall between vodka and vegetables would remain in Florida, but a revised Senate bill would open the door to reduced travel time for shoppers between the liquor and grocery aisles. The Senate Regulated Industries Committee on Wednesday scaled back a proposal (SB 468) that initially sought to eliminate an 80-year-old state law requiring liquor stores to be stand-alone facilities. Doug McSchooler AP

Florida Senate leaves door open in debate over liquor sales and grocery stores

March 18, 2015 7:49 PM