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Sampling Bill Signed by Michigan Governor

Signed by the Governor, House Bill 4559 allows a licensed wholesaler or manufacturer of alcoholic liquor to give samples of beer or wine to an employee of the wholesaler under certain conditions, and would clarify …More

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NH Labeling Change Becomes Law

Signed into law by the Governor, House Bill 99 provides that federal label approval shall not be required for beverages sold exclusively in the state by a beverage vendor, beverage manufacturer, nano brewery, or brew …More

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NY Sales Bill Becomes Law

Signed by the Governor, S.B. 2481 adds on premise consumption sales to that of off premise sales and the conducting of tastings of New York state labelled beer manufactured by a licensed brewer or licensed …More

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Tax Compliance Bill under NC Senate Scrutiny

Under Senate committee consideration, House Bill 480 requires annual certification that brewery and distillery permit holders are compliant with state tax requirements and that certain brewery permit holders submit an annual report to the ABC …More

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On-Site Sales Restrictions Enacted in Texas

Becoming law in the absence of a Gubernatorial veto, House Bill 3287 changes the law that governs taproom sales by manufacturing breweries to consumers for on-premises consumption (up to 5,000 barrels), the primary change being …More

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Wisconsin Craft Beverage Coalition Formed

The Wisconsin Craft Beverage Coalition, whose members include the Wisconsin Brewers Guild, the Wisconsin Winery Association, and the Wisconsin Distillers Guild, has been formed to promote the interests of the state’s craft beverage producers. …More

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