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Sampling Bill Signed by Michigan Governor

Signed by the Governor, House Bill 4559 allows a licensed wholesaler or manufacturer of alcoholic liquor to give samples of beer or wine to an employee of the wholesaler under certain conditions, and would clarify …More

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MI Blood Alcohol Content Bill Passes Committee

Passing committee, House Bill 4548 would extend, for five more years—until October 1, 2023—the provision within the Michigan Vehicle Code establishing 0.08 BAC as the per se level for drunk driving. On October 1, …More

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Sampling Bill Before the Michigan Governor

Before the Governor for action, House Bill 4559 would allow a licensed wholesaler or manufacturer of alcoholic liquor to give samples of beer or wine to an employee of the wholesaler under certain conditions, and …More

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Michigan Craft Beverage Council Bill Intro’d

Tied legislation H.B. 4667 and H.B. 4668 seek to rename the Grape and Wine Industry Council as the “Michigan Craft Beverage Council,” makes changes to the council’s membership, and allows money received by the Michigan …More

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MI Growler Sales Expanded

Approved by the Governor, S.B. 973 amends the Michigan Liquor Control Code to expand the kinds of businesses that are legally allowed to fill beer growlers. Specifically, it would allow a person holding both a …More

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Retail Beer Delivery Addressed in New MI Law

Signed into law, a substitute bill for Senate Bill 1088 addresses issues relating to retailers using third party services via internet or mobile application to facilitate the sale and delivery of beer and wine to …More

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Michigan Looks to Expand Growler Privileges

On the Governor’s desk, S.B. 973 would amend the Michigan Liquor Control Code to expand the kinds of businesses that are legally allowed to fill beer growlers. Specifically, it would allow a person holding both …More

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