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Local business owner wants to legalize home distilling

alcohol poured into a shot glass

Home distilling is illegal under federal law, but a Licking County man is challenging that prohibition in a lawsuit, arguing that homemade spirits are a hobby as American as apple pie.

The man runs a popular business in Newark, all above board, but wants to concoct spirits for his own consumption. And that’s not allowed under current law.

On this hour of All Sides, we're talking about how this business owner is challenging the law.


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