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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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Alcohol Regulations Review Intro’d in Alaska

Senate Bill 76 proposes a comprehensive rewrite of the statutes governing the regulation of alcohol. According to the bill’s sponsor, the proposed statutory provisions retain the three-tier licensing system, but create more flexibility for …More

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Penalty Limits Approved in CO

Signed by the Governor, Senate Bill 134 limits penalties for violations relating to the sale of alcohol beverages to a visibly intoxicated or underage person that occur in a sales room for licensees operating a …More

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Connecticut Craft Beer Bill Intro’d

House Bill 5928 establishes a farm brewery manufacturer permit, allowing for, among other things, the manufacture, storage, bottling, and wholesale distribution and sale of beer manufactured at any place or premises located on a farm. …More

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CT Sales Limit Increase Fails

Failing to receive consideration, House Bill 6415, in an effort to support the growth of microbreweries, sought to remove the provision limiting the sale of beer to not more than nine liters per person per …More

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