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Crowler Sales Clarified in Texas

The Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission (TABC) issued a clarification that, under the Alcoholic Beverage Code, the right to manufacture and sell single-use, permanently sealed cans of malt beverages (also known as crowlers) is reserved for …More

Brewers Association

Beer Institute Amends Advertising and Marketing Code

The Beer Institute announced the following updates to its Advertising and Marketing Code: The Code will now allow any identified individual, company or organization to file a complaint about any brewer’s advertising. The new language …More

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Alcohol Shipping Bill Introduced

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

Brewers Association

Event Permit Bill Advances in California

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

Brewers Association

California Bill Seeks to Loosen Social Media Strictures

Gaining Senate committee approval, A.B. 973 seeks to harmonize the rules for on-sale and off-sale retailers and allows the dissemination of retail information on new media platforms (e.g. social media) for all types of retailers.

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