Tuesday evening, the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board (PLCB) sent out an email notification indicating that, effective immediately, certain measures that were in place during the COVID-19 pandemic have been eliminated. The most notable changes relate to the temporary authorization that the PLCB granted to allow for the use of expanded outdoor seating areas and the sale of mixed drinks to go by retail licensees.
What’s the genesis of this? Why is the rug seemingly being pulled out from under an industry that generates over $24 Billion in sales? The industry surely deserves better. Today’s post will explain how and why they’re making these decisions as the disaster declaration ends.Continue Reading End of the Disaster Declaration Disastrous for Licensees