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USD has 'wait-and-see' attitude toward beer, wine sales

VERMILLION (AP) -- The University of South Dakota isn't planning right now to take advantage of new rules allowing beer and wine sales at public universities.

VERMILLION (AP) - The University of South Dakota isn't planning right now to take advantage of new rules allowing beer and wine sales at public universities.

The Yankton Daily Press & Dakotan reports that alcohol sales haven't been much of a topic at the institution. Spokeswoman Tena Haraldson says the school has taken a "wait-and-see attitude."

The state Board of Regents approved rules Thursday governing the sale of beer and wine at special events.

The policy allows, but doesn't require potential sales. It also specifies that beer and wine access must be controlled and restricts the beverage sales to premium seating at student athletic events.

Past state law didn't ban serving alcohol, but on-campus sales were prohibited until a measure allowing them was approved in the 2016 legislative session.

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