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Sales Tax Exemption Proposed in New York

Senate Bill 6556 would exempt the beer, cider and distilled spirits provided by a licensed brewery, farm brewery, cider producer, farm cidery, distillery or farm distillery for a consumer tasting from sales tax.

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Promotion Council Proposed

Companion legislation A.B. 2305 and S.B. 4118 seek to establish the New York craft beverage council within the department of economic development to develop a marketing strategy to promote the state’s fine wines, spirits and …More

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Liquor Privatization Bill Introduced

H.B. 4026 seeks to phase out the role of Oregon Liquor Control Commission in purchasing, importing, warehousing and retailing of distilled liquors.

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Expansion of Retail Sales Proposed in Oregon

House Bill 4053 seeks to expand retail opportunities for brewery licensees to include: retail sales of malt beverage, wine and cider for consumption on or off the licensed premises; selling wine, malt beverages or cider …More

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On-Site Sales Bill Unveiled in Rhode Island

House Bill 7303 would allow for the sale of alcoholic beverages on the premises of a manufacturer (up to 72 ounces of malt beverages per day) and for the sale of growlers for off-premise consumption.

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Cooler Leases Proposed in Missouri

House Bill 2339 allows a brewer to lease portable refrigeration units to retail sales establishments at fair market value and allows a brewer to enter into lease agreements with wholesalers, who may then enter into …More

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