In the latest development of the state Alcoholic Beverages Control Commission (ABCC) investigation into anti-competitive actions, so-called “pay-to-play” practices, five Boston bars have been cited. Previously, the ABCC had issued a notice alleging that distributor …More
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Signed into law by the Governor, Assembly Bill 7106 seeks to exempt brewers who produce less than 60,000 barrels of beer a year from the requirement to file annual information returns with the department of …More
Signed into law, S.B. 1757 would prohibit the sale or offering for sale of any powdered or crystalline alcohol.
Signed by the Governor, S.B. 5333 allows retail establishments to conduct tastings without the manufacturer or wholesaler being present.
Sustainability is an increasingly important topic to small brewers across the U.S. Short’s Brewing in Elk Rapids, Mich. recently unveiled the latest project in their sustainability campaign—solar panels on the roof of the production facility. Present …More
Signed by the Governor, Senate Bill 583 authorizes the holders of off-premises sales license or direct shipper permits to deliver malt beverages for delivery to consumer or to ship malt beverages for delivery to consumer. …More
Failing to advance from committee, House Bill 2135 sought to remove the prohibition against local government enactment of taxes on alcoholic beverages.
S. 1562, the Craft Beverage Modernization and Tax Reform Act, was introduced in the U.S. Senate on June 11 by Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR) and companion H.R. 2903 was introduced in the U.S. House of …More
U.S. Representative Jackie Speier (D CA-14) has introduced H.R. 3412, the USPS Shipping Equity Act, to authorize the U.S. Postal Service to ship beer, wine and spirits through the mail in conformity with existing state …More
Passing out of Senate committee, Assembly Bill 776 seeks to authorize a licensed beer manufacturer to apply to the Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) for a brewery event permit that allows the sale of …More