An Ohio appeals court has overturned a previous trial court decision, upholding a successor manufacturer’s termination of a distributor and underscoring several important provisions in the state’s franchise law. The court found that The …More
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Passing both legislative chambers, House Bill 1084 seeks to alter current law which states that a “head of a family” is allowed to brew beer for family use without obtaining a liquor license. The bill …More
Senate Bill 771 requires industrial process food waste be sent to a recycler. The bill was amended in committee to exempt facilities that send the waste to be used as animal feed.
Among a host of provisions, Senate Bill 11 seeks to increase the annual production limit for microbreweries from 25,000 barrels to 50,000 barrels and would authorize microbreweries to sell their products by the drink or …More
House Bill 1239 seeks to increase the annual amount of beer that a Class 5 brewery licensee may sell for on-premises consumption from 500 barrels to 1,500 barrels.
Signed into law by the Governor, House Bill 706 allows restaurants to charge a corkage fee for beer and cider (such fees are already allowed for wine) consumed on their premises.
Passing the House and under Senate consideration, House Bill 2342 would allow domestic breweries, microbreweries, and beer certificate-of-approval holders to perform personal services to beer and/or wine specialty shop licensees (e.g. services to inform, educate, …More
House Bill 310 would phase down the wholesale sales tax rate on distilled spirits.
Amended in the House following Senate passage, S.B. 578 provides that for a limited brewery licensees located on land on which agriculture is a permitted use.
H.B. 2182 strikes the requirement that a beer and wine store be 5,000 square feet in area in order to be eligible for sampling privileges.