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Expanded CA Coupon Prohibition Becomes Law

Approved by the Governor, Senate Bill 1032 modifies an existing provision of law that prohibits beer manufacturers and wholesalers from offering, funding, producing, sponsoring, promoting, furnishing, or redeeming certain consumer coupons by expanding the type …More

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California Homebrew Bill Sent to Governor

Awaiting action by the Governor, A.B. 2172 would permit the removal and use of home brewed beer in connection with a club meeting or home brewed beer competition held on the premises of an authorized …More

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Michigan Excise Tax Increase Proposed

House Bill 5873 seeks to raise the per barrel excise tax rate from $6.30 to $21.70, with the additional revenue used to fund substance use disorder treatment.

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Department of Justice Clears ABI-SAB Merger

The Department of Justice (DOJ) announced it has agreed to a settlement with Anheuser-Busch InBev (ABI) that will permit ABI to proceed with its acquisition of SABMiller. According to DOJ, the settlement requires ABI to …More

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Excise to Double Under Alaska Proposal

Among a host of tax increases, S.B. 5002 proposes to double the excise tax on malt beverages to a rate of $2.14/gallon and the small brewer rate to seventy cents/gallon on the first sixty thousand …More

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Expanded CA Coupon Prohibition Advances

Passed by the Senate, Senate Bill 1032 seeks to modify an existing provision of law that prohibits beer manufacturers and wholesalers from offering, funding, producing, sponsoring, promoting, furnishing, or redeeming certain consumer coupons by expanding …More

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Federal GMO Labeling Bill Becomes Law

Senate Bill 764, containing provisions to establish a national mandatory bioengineered food disclosure standard, has been signed by the President. Along with preempting individual states or other local jurisdictions from instituting their own labeling …More

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