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FL Glassware Giveaway Legisltion Intro’d

S.B. 1040 creates an exception to the alcoholic beverage tied-house evil prohibitions to permit a malt beverage distributor to give or sell malt beverage branded glassware to a vendor licensed to sell beer or malt …More

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FL Limited Self-Distribution Bill Moves

Passing through two committees and amended, S.B. 554 would allow breweries under 3,500 barrels annual production and without a franchise agreement with a distributor to sell and deliver kegs to vendors under certain conditions. …More

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Florida Glassware Bill Amended

Amended in committee, H.B. 853 would allow a manufacturer or importer of beer or malt beverages to give or sell branded glassware to vendors licensed to sell beer or malt beverages for on-premises consumption.

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IL Looks to Expand Special Use Permits

Passing initial committee consideration, H.B. 2743 authorizes a class 1 brewer, class 2 brewer, or a craft distiller to obtain a special use permit license.

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Cider Privileges Considered in IN

Passing the House and amended in Senate committee, House Bill 1496 seeks to allow a small brewer to manufacture and sell hard cider to the same extent as beer.

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Arkansas Tax Rebate Clarification Proposed

Signed into law by the Governor, S.B. 417 modifies the provisions of an existing tax rebate for beer and malt manufacturers. Under existing law, an entity must prove that it produced less than 25,000 barrels …More

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