Some big name retailers caught selling liquor to minors

Some of the biggest retail food and drug stores in the Puget Sound region top a list of offenders when it comes to the sale of hard liquor to minors.

The KING 5 Investigators obtained data compiled by the Washington State Liquor Control Board (LCB) since a new law went into effect last June that privatized liquor sales in the state.

The records show that undercover “stings” by LCB resulted in nine citations issued to Safeway stores for the sale of liquor to a minor.  Most of those are stores in Western Washington.

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