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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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Iowa Alcohol Law Overhaul Moves t Senate

Receiving favorable Senate committee action following House passage, House File 607 contains the final recommendations from a working group spearheaded by the State Alcoholic Beverages Division and appointed by the Governor to review and suggest …More

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AR Bill Addresses Brewery Operations

House Bill 2277 seeks to clarify the law regarding the scope of small brewery operations, allow transportation of in-house products between commonly owned small breweries and breweries that own small breweries and create small brewery …More

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