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California ABC Settles with ABI Wholesalers

The Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) has reached a $400,000 settlement with Anheuser-Busch, LLC wholesalers and a $10,000 settlement with Straub Distributing Company LTD for their engagement in unfair marketing practices aimed at retail …More

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CA Trade Practice Case Settled

The state Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) reached a pre-hearing resolution to the alleged provision of refrigerators, coolers and draft systems to retailers by California wholesaler Straub Distributing.

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Expanded CA Coupon Prohibition Becomes Law

Approved by the Governor, Senate Bill 1032 modifies an existing provision of law that prohibits beer manufacturers and wholesalers from offering, funding, producing, sponsoring, promoting, furnishing, or redeeming certain consumer coupons by expanding the type …More

Brewers Association

California Homebrew Bill Sent to Governor

Awaiting action by the Governor, A.B. 2172 would permit the removal and use of home brewed beer in connection with a club meeting or home brewed beer competition held on the premises of an authorized …More

Brewers Association

Expanded CA Coupon Prohibition Advances

Passed by the Senate, Senate Bill 1032 seeks to modify an existing provision of law that prohibits beer manufacturers and wholesalers from offering, funding, producing, sponsoring, promoting, furnishing, or redeeming certain consumer coupons by expanding …More

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Tied-House Exception Bill Held

Held for further study in the Assembly following Senate passage, S.B. 1426 seeks to establish a new tied-house exception that authorizes, until January 1, 2022, a person who does not hold an ownership interest in …More

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CA Homebrew Law Moving in Senate

Amended in Senate committee after passing the Assembly, A.B. 2172 would permit the removal and use of home brewed beer in connection with a club meeting held on the premises of an authorized licensee. The …More

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