A proposed amendment could see the legalization of alcohol sales at Hudson Valley movie theaters and across the state. According to a press release, Governor Cuomo will include the idea for the proposed amendment in his 2020 State of the State speech planned for Wednesday.

Current state law only allows movie theaters with full kitchens and tables inside the screening rooms to offer alcohol sales. Under the proposal, adults who purchase tickets to movies rated PG-13 or higher could partake in the purchase of alcohol and each customer would be limited to one drink at a time. So don't even think about trying to double fist at the new Top Gun movie next summer.

Previous attempts to legalize alcohol in movie theaters haven't picked up momentum. Proponents see it as a way to help movie theaters by providing an additional revenue stream in an era where audiences have a lot of options for video content consumption.

There are already lots of distractions with cell phones in movie theaters, how well do you think alcohol sales will go over?

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