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THE MISSISSIPPI ALCOHOLIC
BEVERAGE CONTROL DIVISION

In Mississippi, the last state in the union to allow the sale of beverage alcohol within its borders (in 1966), 45% of all counties remain dry to this day. Things considered a colorful part of history by many — bootlegging and moonshine — still exist in Mississippi (see sidebar), but they do so alongside modern concerns, such as the manufacture of fake IDs with today’s sophisticated computer equipment.


(Opposite) Seated beside a conveyor belt in
Mississippi

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