SECTION 1. (a) Notwithstanding sections 15 and 17 of chapter 138 of the General laws or any other general or special law to the contrary, the license for the sale of wine and malt beverages not to be drunk on the premises issued by the licensing authority for the town of Dedham to R&Z Greige, Inc., for the premises at 77 Cedar street/7 Sanderson avenue, is converted to a license for the sale of all alcoholic beverages not to be drunk on the premises, subject to the conditions set forth in this act.
(b) The aforesaid license shall not be transferrable by R&Z Greige, Inc., for a period of 10 years from the date said license is so converted.
(c) The aforesaid license may only be utilized in connection with the operation of a food store. For purposes of this act, a “food store” shall mean a grocery store, supermarket, variety store, specialty store, or similar operation which sells at retail food for consumption off the premises either alone or in combination with grocery items or other nondurable items typically found in such stores for family, personal, or household use; provided, however, that such food store shall carry fresh and processed meats, poultry, dairy products, eggs, fresh fruit and produce, baked goods and baking ingredients, canned goods and dessert items; and provided, further, that not more than 20 per cent of the gross floor area of such store shall be devoted to the open display of alcoholic beverages for sale.
(d) Notwithstanding any provision to the contrary, all alcoholic beverages except wine and malt beverages sold under said license shall be in bottles or other containers of greater than 16 ounces.
(e) Said license shall continue to be considered a wine and malt beverage license under section 15 of the chapter 138 of the General Laws solely for the purposes of determining the number of such wine and malt beverages licenses that may be granted by the town of Dedham under the provisions of section 17 of chapter 138 of the General Laws.
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon its passage.
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