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Small Brewer Exemption Threatened

Under House consideration, Senate Bill 688 require low-point beer manufacturers who assign a brand extension to assign the extension to the licensed wholesaler which has exclusive sales territory for the brand. The measure eliminates an …More

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Prohibition of Cross-Tier Interests Becomes Law

Signed by the Governor, House Bill 543 prohibits, with limited exceptions, a brewer from holding a financial or ownership interest in either a wholesaler or retailer and a wholesaler from holding a financial or ownership …More

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Distribution Provisions Considered

Passing initial committee consideration, Senate Bill 686 clarify that contracts entered into or renewed by a manufacturer or importer and the wholesaler that is more than seven years in length shall be considered contrary to …More

Brewers Association

Direct Sales for Nanos Considered

House Bill 451 proposes to create a separate license for nano brewers of beer, to permit manufacturers of beer to ship their products directly to retailers, and to increase the maximum annual amount of beer …More

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