Senate Docket 1434 seeks to allow small brewers (defined as under 6 million barrels) to terminate a distributor without cause and with less than the current 120-day notice (the notice provision is tiered based on …More
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On December 20, 2017, Congress passed H.R. 1, the Tax Cut and Jobs Act. Learn more about how this bill could affect your brewery.
S.D. 1866 would limit to fourteen the number of one day alcoholic beverage licenses available to one entity annually.
Passing the Senate, Senate Bill 2627 would allow cities and towns to grant special licenses to allow brewers to sell malt beverages in sealed containers for off-premise consumption at farmers markets and provide 2 ounce …More
Anticipating the legalization of recreational marijuana, the state Alcoholic Beverages Control Commission (ABCC) has issued an advisory informing the alcohol industry that it will remain unlawful to manufacture and/or sell alcoholic beverages containing any cannabinoid …More
Passing initial committee consideration, S.B. 2459 would allow brewers to pour and sell products at farmers’ markets.
The state Alcoholic Beverages Control Commission (ABCC) has handed down a decision absolving wholesaler August A. Busch & Co. (a wholly-owned subsidiary of brewer Anheuser-Busch) from a charge of violating the prohibition on giving a …More
Rereferred to committee, S.B. 136 seeks to restore contract rights to craft brewers.
The Massachusetts Brewers Guild is asking you to act immediately to request that your State legislators release legislation beneficial to local craft brewers. Please read the following information provided by the Massachusetts Brewers Guild. Today, the State …More
The task force formed by the state Treasurer to comprehensively review the laws and regulations governing alcohol and make recommendations for change has issued its findings. Among the recommendations are changes to franchise agreement …More
Voted out of committee, House Bill 212 concerns allowable malt beverage sales by pub breweries.