QUICK LINKS: Videos  |  Micromarkets |

Redemption Report

|

Classifieds

|

Buy a Classified Ad

|

Editorial Calendars

|

Circulation Data

|

Downloads

|

Bookstore

|

Date Book

Search:      

Bookmark this site




Issue Date: Vol. 51, No. 5, May 2011, Posted On: 5/3/2011


Union Blasts PA Liquor Venders


Emily Jed
Emily@vendingtimes.net
Independent State Store Union, Pennsylvania's Liquor Control Board, Simple Brands LLC, liquor vending machine, wine vending machine, wine vender, vending machine, vending, automatic retailing, wine kiosk, Alternative to Privatization

HARRISBURG, PA -- The Independent State Store Union issued a statement denouncing the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board's wine vending machines. The union's denunciation is in response to the PLCB's expansion into sales of hard liquor through vending machines. | SEE STORY

"With this announcement, the PLCB continues to foster a climate of increasing consumption which is incongruent with their responsibility to establish policies intended to minimize the harms of alcohol," said ISSU president David Wanamaker.

The union charged that while cigarettes are no longer sold in vending machines in Pennsylvania to restrict accessibility by minors, the PLCB's placement of liquor venders in supermarkets "is an outrageous enticement to promote the industry goal to sell more at any cost." The union went on in its statement to claim that "no machine can replace the face-to-face interaction between people in the effort to limit access by minors."

The liquor store union also accused the PLCB's self-authored "Alternative to Privatization" document as "a thinly veiled attempt to self-privatize without any oversight or regulation."


Topic: Vending Features

Articles:
  • Mars Ramps Up Production At Georgia Plants
  • PayRange Secures $12M To Fund Its Vending Machine Payments Technology
  • Systech Joins Consortium To Advance M2M Interoperability
  • Coca-Cola's Julie Seitz Offers Prediction Of Future Workplace Needs For Vending And Refreshment Services
  • Hershey Lowers Growth Forecast Amid Weaker Sales In China, Slashes 300 Jobs

Copyright © 2015 Vending Times Inc. All rights reserved. 
P: (516) 442-1850 | F: (516) 442-1849 | subscriptions@vendingtimes.net
55 Maple Ave. - Ste. 304, Rockville Centre, NY 11570