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Franchise Change Proposed in MA

H.B. 2823 provides that a brewery producing less than 30,000 barrels annually may terminate a wholesaler without good cause for fair market value compensation.

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.05 BAC Now Law in Utah

Signed into law by the Governor, House Bill 155 lowers the allowable blood alcohol content (BAC) from .08 to .05.

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Montana Sampling Provision Stalls

Stalled in committee, H.B. 603 seeks to expand the hours small breweries and micro distilleries are allowed to provide samples until 10 p.m.

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Zion CurtainProvision Altered in UT

Signed by the Governor, H.B. 442 would allow restaurants to remove the so-called “Zion Curtain” that shields customers from liquor mixing and pouring, but would be required to designate a dispensing area within which the …More

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Connecticut Craft Beer Bill Intro’d

House Bill 5928 establishes a farm brewery manufacturer permit, allowing for, among other things, the manufacture, storage, bottling, and wholesale distribution and sale of beer manufactured at any place or premises located on a farm. …More

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CT Sales Limit Increase Fails

Failing to receive consideration, House Bill 6415, in an effort to support the growth of microbreweries, sought to remove the provision limiting the sale of beer to not more than nine liters per person per …More

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