Passing both legislative chambers and before the Governor, A.B. 893 seeks to repeal existing provisions of the Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) Act relating to the process for filing of beer label applications with the ABC …More
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House Bill 3726 seeks to permit farmer brewers and pub brewers to fill growlers provided by consumers for retail sales.
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
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
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
Before the Governor for action, S.B. 1757 would prohibit the sale or offering for sale of any powdered or crystalline alcohol.
Passing the Senate, Senate Bill 5707 seeks to authorize farm breweries to sell wine and spirits manufactured by a licensed farm winery or farm distillery, and to authorize farm wineries to sell beer and spirits …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