Wait, Tennessee Might Ban Cold Beer?

Tennessee lawmakers are pursuing a bill that might ban convenience stores from selling cold alcoholic beverages, according to a February 15 report from local Nashville news outlet WSMV. The ban would be part of a larger legislation, called the Tennessee Prevention of Drunk Driving Act, focused on preventing drunk driving accidents in the area.

The first part of the bill seeks to outlaw the sale of chilled beer at convenience stores in an attempt to make consumers be more thoughtful about consumption. Enforcing this law would, in theory, persuade buyers to buy beer further in advance in order to refrigerate it at home before drinking it, therefore lowering the risk of drunk driving. The only other state with a similar law in place is Indiana.

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