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Latest in Massachusetts “Pay-to-Play” Investigation

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

Brewers Association

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