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New York Releases Report on Alcohol Laws

The New York State Liquor Authority’s Alcoholic Beverage Control Law Working Group has released its report on the reorganization of, and revisions to, the Alcoholic Beverage Control Law.

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Homebrew Bill Advances in NY

Passing the Senate, S.B. 1227 authorizes the operation of home beer makers centers, home cider makers centers and home wine makers centers under the jurisdiction of the state liquor authority and defines such centers as …More

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Direct Sales to Retail Proposed in Georgia

House Bill 606 provides that retail dealers may purchase up to 15 percent of their inventory of beer and wine directly from wineries and breweries without utilizing a wholesale dealer.

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Barrel Cap Increase Approved in Kansas

Signed into law by the Governor, S.B. 326 increases the amount of beer that can be manufactured with a microbrewery license, allowing production between 100 and 60,000 barrels of domestic beer in a calendar year …More

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Relaxation of Retail Rules Fails in Maine

After passing the House, Senate Bill 563 has died in the Senate. The bill sought to allow a manufacturer with a retail license to also sell its products for consumption off the premises of …More

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Manufacturer License Changes Advance in Maryland

Passing both legislative chambers, H.B. 733 authorizes the holder of multiple manufacturer’s licenses at the same location to allow the sampling, sales, and consumption of products produced under the licenses at each of the licensed …More

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Brand and Price Promtion Approved in MI

Becoming law with the Governor’s signature, Senate Bill 667 would, among other provisions, allow a manufacturer, outstate seller, or vendor of spirits to provide brand logoed merchandise to an on- or off-premises retailer to promote …More

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