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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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U.S. Senators Announce Hearing on ABI-SAB Merger

Senators Mike Lee (R-UT) and Amy Klobuchar (D-MN), the chairman and ranking member of the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Antitrust, Competition Policy, and Consumer Rights, announced the committee will hold a hearing on Anheuser-Busch InBev’s …More

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Blue Moon Deception Suit Tentatively Dismissed

A Class action lawsuit filed in California Superior Court, San Diego County, alleging that MillerCoors, through false and deceptive marketing, had caused substantial injury to consumers who purchased Blue Moon beer has been dismissed. …More

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Ballot Initiative to Lower Drinking Age Filed

The California Secretary of State’s office announced that a proposed ballot initiative to lower the minimum legal drinking age in California from 21 to 18 has been cleared for the collection of petition signatures. In …More

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