Unusual side effects of govt shutdown you probably didn't think of

Unusual side effects of govt shutdown you probably didn't think of

Employees of a little known Treasury Department agency that approves new breweries and beer labels have been furloughed, keeping up-and-coming craft breweries from entering the market. The Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau has ceased issuing permits for new breweries. Established beer makers are safe for now, but small businesses say they're losing money everyday they can't get their suds on the shelves.

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Posted on October 10, 2013 at 9:40 AM

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