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Sunday Sales Legislation Proposed in Indiana

Senate Bill 16 seeks to create a supplemental dealer’s permit allowing for the sale of alcoholic beverages for carryout on Sunday. Additionally allows the holder of a package liquor store permit, farm winery permit, or …More

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Sampling Expansion Proposed in Maine

S.B. 562 would allow any manufacturer licensed by the Department of Administrative and Financial Services, Bureau of Alcoholic Beverages and Lottery Operations to give a retail licensee samples of malt liquor and wine. Current law …More

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Michigan Tax Exemption Signed into Law

Signed into law by the Governor, Senate Bills 369 (S-2) and 370 (S-2) would amend the Use Tax Act and the General Sales Tax Act, respectively, to extend the industrial processing exemption under each Act …More

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BA CEO Testifies at Senate Hearing on ABI-SAB Merger

Brewers Association CEO Bob Pease was invited to testify before the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Antitrust, Competition Policy, and Consumer Rights at a hearing entitled “Ensuring Competition Remains on Tap: The AB InBev/SABMiller Merger and …More

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TTB Clarification Sought on Category Management

In a letter to Treasury Secretary Lew, the Brewers Association (as part of an industry coalition that includes the National Beer Wholesalers Association) requested clarification from the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB) …More

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