ABC state; state controls spirts, wine, beer at wholesale level (no retail stores), contracts with authorized distribution agents (ADAs) to deliver liquor; licenses more than 7,500 license package liquor businesses; spirits require distributor’s license, beer-wine a merchant’s license; since 2006 permits licensed U.S. wineries to direct ship to homes of Michigan residents; no liquor business within 500 feet of schools, churches unless there is no objection; patrons cannot leave with partly consumed wine bottles unless employee reinserts the cork “level with the lip of the bottle”; breweries making 30,000 barrels or more a year may sell beer for consumption on premises or for “take out” but not directly to retailers.

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