Cocktails to Go Might Be Here to Stay

Jun 30, 2023

by Liz Gullett

As MLC’s Communications and Social Media Manager, Liz Gullett keeps clients informed and up-to-date on the goings on in Lansing and the Capitol.

Legislation passed during the pandemic allowing for “cocktails to go” would be permanent under a bill passed by the legislature. “Cocktails to go” allows certain businesses to sell alcohol for off premises consumption.

Key Points:

    • The current law sunsets on January 1, 2026. This bill removes the sunset.
    • The original law was passed to help businesses struggling during the pandemic.
    • 32 other states have either extended their sunsets or permanently removed the sunsets for the sale of “cocktails to go.”

Next Steps:

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