Does Big Beer Fear Big Bud?

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The California Beer and Beverage Distributors association, which describes itself on its website as “a nonprofit trade association representing over 100 beer distributors and brewer/vendor members,” has donated $10,000 to a group aimed at defeating Proposition 19, the ballot initiative to legalize recreational use of marijuana, according to  a recent filing with the California secretary of state.

Are beverage distributors worried that buds will beat Budweiser, or that peoples’ munchie budgets will edge out their beer tabs? Either way, it’s rather peculiar for the purveyors of one psychoactive substance to campaign to keep locking up sellers and users of another.

H/t:  Marijuana Policy Project

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