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Dramshop in Iowa - Does This Make Sense?

January 25, 2018

This history of dramshop insurance in Iowa is a long story. First enacted following Prohibition the rules of who must carry the insurance has not been updated for...decades. Yet the availability of beer, wine and spirits has evolved to the point where you can buy alcoholic drinks at the local convenience store, grocery store even drug store but only restaurants and bars must carry the very pricey insurance. Here we visit with Jessica Dunker from the Iowa Restaurant Association who is asking the Iowa Legislature to update the language so the rules reflect the times and do so before we drive out a major sector of our economy.  We think you'll find this interesting...

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