Pennsylvania To Test Hard Liquor In Vending Machines

The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board plans to announce next week which locations will be designated as hard liquor venders under a pilot program, according to The Patriot News in Harrisburg, Pa.

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Editor's Insight: While the wine vending machines in Pennsylvania had some initial technical issues, reports indicate that sales have overall exceeded expectations. This being the case, it's not surprising that the state wants to increase the use of these machines; more products will deliver more revenue to the state.

The wine kiosk, which reportedly requires blood level testing and uses facial recognition technology, has proven a safe tool so far. 04-22-11 by Elliot Maras