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Retail Locations Increase under OR Bill

House Bill 2160 would allow brewery-public house licensees to sell their products for consumption or retail sales at two locations, rather than the one that is currently allowed by law.

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Bottle Bill ProvisionBecomes Law in Oregon

Signed into law, House Bill 2746 requires payment of refund value of 10 cents for certain beverage containers on and after April 1, 2017, regardless of refund value indicated on beverage container.

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Tax Increase on Tap in OK

Passing initial committee consideration, H.B. 1686 increases the excise tax rate on alcoholic beverages and exempts them from sales tax. The excise tax on each barrel of beer would increase from $12.50 to $45.00.

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SC Charitable Donation Bill Passes Senate

Passed by the Senate, S.B. 114 allows suppliers or wholesalers of beer, wine and liquor to donate these products to a non-profit organization for sale and on-premises consumption at a special non-profit event for which …More

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Alcohol Regulations Review Intro’d in Alaska

Senate Bill 76 proposes a comprehensive rewrite of the statutes governing the regulation of alcohol. According to the bill’s sponsor, the proposed statutory provisions retain the three-tier licensing system, but create more flexibility for …More

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Penalty Limits Approved in CO

Signed by the Governor, Senate Bill 134 limits penalties for violations relating to the sale of alcohol beverages to a visibly intoxicated or underage person that occur in a sales room for licensees operating a …More

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