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MT Bill Seeks Production Cap Increase

H.B. 541 changes the definition of “small brewery” to allow annual production up to 60,000 barrels (from the current 10,000) and would include the production of all affiliated companies and beer purchased from any other …More

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Nevada Brewpub Production Cap Adjustment Proposed

Senate Bill 130 seeks to raise the allowable annual barrelage produced by multiple brewpub locations under common ownership within individual counties to 45,000 barrels from the current 15,000.

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Beer Transfer Bill Intro’ed in Maine

Senate Bill 194 seeks to permit a manufacturer with multiple licensed locations to transport the manufacturer’s own product between those locations, as is allowed under federal law.

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Arkansas Tax Rebate Clarification Proposed

Passing the Senate and under House consideration, S.B. 417 modifies the provisions of an existing tax rebate for beer and malt manufacturers. Under existing law, an entity must prove that it produced less than 25,000 …More

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Production Limit Increased in AR

Signed into law, House Bill 1272 increases the production limit of a microbrewery from 20,000 to 45,000 barrels, allows the transportation of beer between no more than three commonly owned facilities and allows the operation …More

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California ABC Settles with ABI Wholesalers

The Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) has reached a $400,000 settlement with Anheuser-Busch, LLC wholesalers and a $10,000 settlement with Straub Distributing Company LTD for their engagement in unfair marketing practices aimed at retail …More

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