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State store refers to the liquor stores in some states that are owned and operated by the state government. In many states, consumers have the freedom and option to buy beer and liquor at grocery stores or convenience stores. But in a control state you have to go specifically to a state-run shop to purchase your alochol. As every state controls their liquor regulations, the details of how this operates varies by state.
The states of Alabama, Idaho, New Hampshire, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Utah and Virginia own all the liquor stores in their states.