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BOSTON - Massachusetts voters this November will have the chance to uncork a ballot question proposing the creation of a "wine at food store" license. If passed, approximately 1,000 of the state's 1,200 grocery stores could be allowed to sell wine.The initiative, "An Act to Increase Consumer Convenience and Choice by Permitting Food Stores to Sell Wine," was developed by the Boston-based Massachusetts

BOSTON - Massachusetts voters this November will have the chance to uncork a ballot question proposing the creation of a "wine at food store" license. If passed, approximately 1,000 of the state's 1,200 grocery stores could be allowed to sell wine.

The initiative, "An Act to Increase Consumer Convenience and Choice by Permitting Food Stores to Sell Wine," was developed by the Boston-based Massachusetts Food Association at the request of its retailer members.

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