A Class action lawsuit filed in California Superior Court, San Diego County, alleging that MillerCoors, through false and deceptive marketing, had caused substantial injury to consumers who purchased Blue Moon beer has been dismissed. …More
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The California Secretary of State’s office announced that a proposed ballot initiative to lower the minimum legal drinking age in California from 21 to 18 has been cleared for the collection of petition signatures. In …More
Passing both legislative chambers, Senate Bills 369 (S-2) and 370 (S-2) would amend the Use Tax Act and the General Sales Tax Act, respectively, to extend the industrial processing exemption under each Act to tangible …More
Governor Andrew Cuomo announced the creation of a working group of industry leaders to recommend revisions to New York State’s Alcoholic Beverage Control Laws. The group, which includes Steve Hindy (co-founder of Brooklyn Brewery) and …More
The New York State Liquor Authority has issued several advisories relating to brewing, brewers and beer:
On November 4, Brewers Association (BA) CEO Bob Pease and Beer Institute (BI) CEO Jim McGreevy spoke with House and Senate staff about the Craft Beverage Modernization and Tax Reform Act (H.R. 2903/S.1562). This was the first …More
As you learned from The Who, What and Why of Small Brewers Caucuses, the federal Small Brewers Caucuses are key allies for the craft brewing industry. Therefore, the Brewers Association takes a special interest in this group to make …More
When people think of craft brewing, they don’t necessarily think of political activism. But thanks to an active and informed community of craft brewers and enthusiasts, that perception is beginning to change. Since I started at …More
Stalling in the Senate, A.B. 973 seeks to harmonize the rules for on-sale and off-sale retailers and allows the dissemination of retail information on new media platforms (e.g. social media) for all types of retailers.
Signed into law, A.B. 780 allows a beer manufacturer to name a licensed retailer on social media platforms.