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Sales and Events Legislation Amended in House

Amended in House committee, S.B. 8 adds cider to the list of products a brewer may manufacture, sell, and serve at events attended by the public. The measure also allows visitors under the age of twenty-one to tour the premises …Read More

WA Cannabis-Alcohol Prohibition Approved by Gov

Signed by the Governor, House Bill 1772 provides that it is unlawful under liquor statutes and the Uniform Controlled Substances Act to manufacture, import, offer, or sell a consumable product that contains cannabis or any form of tetrahydrocannabinol in combination …Read More

RTD Definition and Distribution Addressed in AL

Senate Bill 194 defines a new category of ready to drink mixed liquor beverages containing no more than 12.5 percent alcohol by volume called “mixed spirit beverages.”; requires all mixed spirit beverages, other than those distributed by the Alcoholic Beverage …Read More

Festival and Sampling Bill Signed by AZ Governor

Signed by the Governor, House Bill 2223 provides microbrewery festival/fair licenses, addresses craft producer sampling abilities, and increases, from $500 to $700, the cap on the total market value of promotional items that a wholesaler may furnish without cost to …Read More

Manufacturer Retail Expansion Bill Passes CA Senate

Now under Assembly consideration, Senate Bill 269 seeks to authorize the holder of a beer manufacturer’s license, a winegrower’s license, or craft distilled spirits manufacturer’s license that holds any combination of those licenses for a single premises to have alcoholic …Read More

CA RTD Sales Bill Passes Committee

Advancing after initial committee consideration, S.B. 277 seeks to authorize a retail package off-sale beer and wine licensee to also sell low alcohol-by-volume spirits beverages not exceeding 10 percent ABV in containers no larger than 16 ounces. Read More

Alabama Considers Under 21s for Alcohol Service

H.B. 425 seeks to allow brewery or winery employees 18 years of age or older to serve alcoholic beverages under certain conditions. Read More

Arkansas Beer Definition Change Fails to Advance

Failing to advance prior to adjournment, S.B. 411 sought to amend the definition of beer to change the maximum alcoholic content to 12% ABW and to provide that the minimum container size of beer to be sold for off-premises consumption …Read More

AR Delivery Repeal Bill Dies

Failing to advance, Senate Bill 284 sought to repeal the ability of microbrewery-restaurants, small breweries, and retail liquor permit holders to deliver alcoholic beverages. Read More

Wholesaler Residency Bill Gets AR Gov’s Approval

Signed into law, House Bill 1760 repeals residency requirements currently in effect for obtaining a wholesaler license for alcoholic beverages. Read More

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Pete Johnson

State & Regulatory Affairs Manager

Pete Johnson serves as the State & Regulatory Affairs Manager for the Brewers Association (BA). He joined the BA at its inception in 2005, having previously worked as Programs Director for the Brewers Association of America. Before coming to the small brewing industry in 2001, Pete worked for 14 years with both state and federal elected officials in Pennsylvania and Washington, D.C.

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