A change in Kansas policy means that today, you can do something in a restaurant that wasn't possible last week:
Jeannine Koranda with the Department of Revenue says that bars and restaurants will now be allowed to offer drink specials for just a few hours a day. State law used to require establishments to offer special pricing for an entire day, rather than for restricted amounts of time. In addition to the new "happy hour" rules, specific groups, such as women, can also be treated to special pricing. And retail stores are now allowed to offer wine and other alcoholic beverage tastings.
New State Law Re-Legalizes Happy Hour
After an absence of more than twenty years, "happy hours" are once again legal in Kansas, thanks to a new law that took effect on Sunday. Jeannine Koranda with the Kansas Department of Revenue says the new law allows more than just special promotional pricing:
Kansas law used to require establishments to offer special pricing for an entire day, rather than for restricted amounts of time.