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Massachusetts Package Stores Challenge Constitutionality of Ballot Question to Remove Chain Store Liquor License Caps

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East Coast gas and convenience store chain Cumberland Farms' attempt to change Massachusetts' off-premise retail chain licensing processes is being met with opposition from the state's alcoholic beverage package stores.
Cumberland Farms, which operates more than 200 stores in Massachusetts and a total of 600 stores across eight states, is backing a ballot question that aims to create a new class of liquor license for food stores, and amend, and later remove entirely, the cap on the number of liquor licences chain stores can hold, among other issues.
If passed, the ballot initiative would...
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