State Liquor Sales Set Record In 2014
The Ohio Department of Commerce says total liquor sales in the state rose last year to a record level. Ohio Public Radio's Jo Ingles reports.
The state reports 949 million dollars were spent on spirituous liquor in 2014. That’s a five point six percent increase over 2013 and exceeded the previous total by 50 million dollars. Premium liquors accounted for 60 percent of those sales. And whiskey was the top choice. Profits from liquor sales go to fund JobsOhio, the state’s public-private job development partnership.