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TTB Issues Guidance on Category Management

The Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB) has issued general guidance concerning promotional activities commonly associated with category management programs and whether or not these activities are lawful. TTB Ruling 2016-1, The Shelf Plan and …More

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Feds Renew Call for .05 BAC

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) released its 2016 Most Wanted List of transportation safety improvements which includes renewing the call for lowering the legal limit on blood alcohol content to .05. The relevant …More

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Alabama Alcohol Tax Increase Proposed

House Bill 248 seeks to double the tax rates on all forms of alcoholic beverages, to a total of 20 cents per drink, with the rate increased to 6.6 cents for small craft breweries. …More

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Homebrew Law Updated in Colorado

House Bill 1084 seeks to alter current law which states that a “head of a family” is allowed to brew beer for family use without obtaining a liquor license. The bill would remove “head of …More

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Student Tasting Bill Introduced in Colorado

H.B.1042 would create an exemption from licensing requirements for state institutions of higher education that engage in manufacturing and tasting of fermented malt beverages (3.2% beer) and malt liquor (full-strength beer) for teaching or research …More

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