Language certified for alcohol sales proposal

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - Attorney General Dustin McDaniel has cleared the way for supporters to begin gathering signatures for a proposed constitutional amendment that would legalize alcohol sales in every Arkansas county.

On Monday, McDaniel approved the text and ballot title of the proposal that would permit alcohol sales in all 75 counties. Supporters of the measure can now begin gathering the 78,133 signatures needed to get the proposal on the ballot.

The proposal would repeal laws that allow counties to conduct wet-dry votes and would make alcohol sales legal across the state.

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