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DeWine Stops Purchase, Sale of Russian Standard Vodka in Ohio

The state's liquor agencies were directed to pull certain brands

Ohio Governor Mike DeWine on Saturday ordered the state's Department of Commerce to cease the purchase and sale of all vodka made by the Russian company Russian Standard Vodka.

The Ohio Division of Liquor Control has also directed that the 487 liquor agencies across the state pull “Green Mark Vodka” and “Russian Standard Vodka” from their shelves immediately.

According to DeWine, Russian Standard Vodka is the only overseas, Russian-owned vodka distillery with vodka sold in the state.

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