COVID-19 Alcohol Regulatory Relief QuestionedCOVID-19 Alcohol Regulatory Relief Questioned

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SAN RAFAEL, Calif., April 13, 2020

Alcohol Justice Warns of #COVIDwashing

California ABC Goes Too Easy on Cocktails-to-Go

Public health and safety better served by raising alcohol taxes and retiring unused licenses, especially in over-saturated markets.

SAN RAFAEL, Calif., April 13, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Alcohol Justice made public today an open letter to Jacob Appelsmith, Director of the California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control. The letter outlines eleven serious concerns associated with the agency’s two recent “regulatory relief” actions that clearly place alcohol industry profits above public health and safety concerns.

#COVIDwashing: The alcohol industry is using the Corona virus crisis to push for deregulation for the sake of corporate profits. Alcohol annually kills 3 million worldwide. The world would be better served with tougher regulations

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