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Beer Tax Increase Fails in NH

Failing to pass House committee, House Bill 496 sought to increase the tax applied to each gallon of beer sold or transferred, by $0.20, from $0.30 to $0.50.

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ME Bill Elimintaes Minimum Stock Requirement

House Bill 388 amends current law allows a person licensed for retail sale of wine or malt liquor for off-premises consumption to conduct tastings on the licensee’s premises if the licensee stocks at least 125 …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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Sales Limit Increase Sought in CT

A trio of bills, House Bill 6412, House Bill 6415 and House Bill 6562, seek the removal of the nine-liter limit of beer that may be sold per person, per day.

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Craft Beer Labeling Exemption Proposed in CT

House Bill 5938 would exempt craft beer manufactured in-state and sold in-state from state labeling requirements, provided such craft beer is in compliance with all applicable federal regulations.

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Florida Self Distribution Bill Introduced

S.B. 554 would allow breweries under 3,500 barrels annual production and without a franchise agreement with a distributor to sell and deliver kegs to vendors under certain conditions.

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