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Alcohol-infused ice cream could be home delivered in Ohio if bill passes

One Ohio lawmaker is pushing a bill to allow for online ordering and direct shipping of alcohol-infused ice cream to customers as well as permit for delivery via a service such as UberEats or DoorDash.

House Bill 160 is scheduled for a hearing in the State and Local Government Committee this week.

State Rep. Catherine Ingram, D-Cincinnati, said in written testimony that the bill would include safeguards to verify that the buyer is 21 or older. The bill would also allow alcohol-infused ice cream sales from retail liquor establishments.

State law changed in 2017 to allow liquor permit holders to manufacture and sell ice cream that is up to 6 percent alcohol by volume.

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Colten Mounce of Buzzed Bull Creamery in Cincinnati testified in favor of the bill, saying it would help him expand his business and reach.

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