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Throwback Tulsa: Oklahomans had first legal liquor sales in 1959

Throwback Tulsa: Oklahomans had first legal liquor sales in 1959

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Follow prohibition, states still had their own liquor laws, and the sale of strong beer, wine and liquor remained illegal in Oklahoma until this day in 1959.

State laws loosened a bit more in 2018, when voters State Question 792. The law allowed the sale of refrigerated full-strength beer as well as wine beyond solely liquor stores, some of which have struggled since the state question passed on the November 2016 ballot.

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