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Retail Sales Expansion Considered

House Bill 301 permits a manufacturer to obtain a vendor’s license at six manufacturing premises; provides for the sale of malt beverages directly to consumers for on-premises and off-premises consumption with some limitations; specifies growlers …More

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Three Tier Exception Proposed

House Bill 606 provides that retail dealers may purchase up to 15 percent of their inventory of beer and wine directly from wineries and breweries without utilizing a wholesale dealer.

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Bill Would Provide Brewery On-Site Sales

Senate Bill 174 provides for the operation of company stores by distillers and brewers at which the public can purchase limited quantities of the beverages produced by such distillers and brewers under limited conditions.

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Virginia Bill Creates a Distiller’s License

Becoming law with the Governor’s approval, S.B. 1272 creates a limited distiller’s license for distilleries that (i) manufacture no more than 36,000 gallons of spirits per calendar year, (ii) are located on a farm in …More

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New Utah Law Makes Powdered Alcohol Illegal

Signed into law, House Bill 48 makes it unlawful for a person to use, offer for use, purchase, offer to purchase, sell, offer to sell, furnish, or possess powdered alcohol for human consumption.

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Oregon Bill Would Prohibit Powdered Alcohol Sales

Passing the Senate, Senate Bill 937 seeks to prohibit the retail sale of granulated alcohol. Allows sale of granulated alcohol at wholesale only for scientific, industrial, manufacturing or other purposes approved by Oregon Liquor Control …More

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Growler Bill Signed into Law in New Mexico

Signed into law, House Bill 243, among other provisions, clarifies that small brewers may fill growlers for sale for off-site consumption, allows craft distillers and small brewers to have three offsite premises, just as winegrowers …More

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