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Posted by: Brittany Sims on Oct 9, 2012

A Prohibition-era state law prevents the Chattanooga Whiskey Co. from opening their distillery in Chattanooga, according to the state attorney general. In 2009, Tennessee lawmakers circumvented the law, allowing Lincoln, Moore and Coffee county commissioners to approve liquor production. But since Hamilton County was excluded from that bill, commissioners there do not have the authority to approve distilleries. The Times Free Press has a history of the issue