The Pacific Legal Foundation, self-described as a national free-enterprise legal organization, has filed suit on behalf of a restaurant challenging the state’s ban on 64-ounce “growler” containers.
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On December 20, 2017, Congress passed H.R. 1, the Tax Cut and Jobs Act. Learn more about how this bill could affect your brewery.
Passing committee, Assembly Joint Resolution 80 designates second full week in May of each year as “New Jersey Beer, Wine and Spirits Week” and Wednesday of that week as “New Jersey Restaurant Day.”
Companions S.B. 2548 and A.B. 3925 seek to authorize the holder of a limited brewery license (not more than 300,000 barrels annual production) to also operate a restaurant on the licensed premises if the premises …More
The state Alcoholic Beverages Control Commission (ABCC) has launched an investigation into alleged anti-competitive actions on the part of certain brewers, retailers and wholesalers that violate state law. So-called “pay-to-play” practices involve compensation for, or …More
Signed into law by the Governor, H.B.5798 increase from 5,000 to 18,000 the number of barrels of beer that a brewpub may produce per year.
A Franklin County circuit court judge has ruled that the Kentucky Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) must issue Anheuser-Busch Inbev (ABI) a distributor’s license for the Budweiser of Owensboro distributorship. ABI’s application was previously …More
Signed by the Governor, A.B. 8679 provides that the state policy with regard to the alcoholic beverage control law shall be to promote economic development and job opportunities in the beer, wine and liquor industries …More
Assembly Bill 3871 requires Division of Travel and Tourism to advertise and promote tours of breweries in the state.
The Government of Canada has proposed new standards of identity for beer. Canada’s compositional standard for beer outlines the specific requirements that must be met for a product to be labelled, packaged, sold or advertised …More
A.B.10122, legislation codifying recommendations arising from Governor Cuomo’s Wine, Beer, Spirits, and Cider Summit held earlier this year, has been signed into law. The measure ensures the state’s continued support of the growing craft beverage …More