alcohol http://apr.org en Ruling Could Impact Alcohol Sales In Ala. Towns http://apr.org/post/ruling-could-impact-alcohol-sales-ala-towns <p></p><p>A judge in Blount County is being asked to rule on a 2009 state law which had led to alcohol sales being allowed in several dozen Alabama towns. The communities that could be affected by the ruling are in "dry" counties around the state.</p><p>Some attorneys suggest that if the judge rules the law unconstitutional, then those small "wet" towns across the state could dry up.</p><p>Alex Smith, an attorney for the city of Oneonta, says a ruling that the law is unconstitutional has the potential for creating "judicial and legislative chaos."</p> Wed, 11 Sep 2013 21:07:32 +0000 The Associated Press 37701 at http://apr.org Ruling Could Impact Alcohol Sales In Ala. Towns Beer Firm: State OKs Brew With Controversial Name http://apr.org/post/beer-firm-state-oks-brew-controversial-name <p>A beer distributor says Alabama&#39;s alcohol board has reversed an earlier decision to ban a beer over its name, and will now allow it to be sold in the state.</p><p>The Birmingham Beverage Co. said in a statement that Alabama&#39;s Alcoholic Beverage Control Board will allow the sale of Dirty Bastard Beer.</p><p>State officials could not immediately be reached for comment on the decision.</p> Tue, 31 Jul 2012 21:31:25 +0000 Associated Press 15447 at http://apr.org Beer Firm: State OKs Brew With Controversial Name