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New Mexico Growler Sales Expansion Advances

Passing both legislative chambers, Senate Bill 163 would permit liquor license holders with package rights (rights to sell by the bottle for off-premise consumption) to fill and sell growlers of beer.

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Sales and Transfer Abilities Bill Fails in Maine

Failing to advance from committee, S.B. 563 sought to allow a manufacturer of spirits, wine or malt liquor with a retail license to sell its products for off premises consumption without the licensed premises being …More

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Cider Production Bill Moves in Kansas

Passing the Senate in amended form, S.B. 277 seeks to allow a microbrewery to manufacture and distribute not more than 100,000 gallons of hard cider. Under current law, microbreweries may manufacture only beer.

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Oregon Retail Sales Expansion Advances

Passing both legislative chambers, House Bill 4053 seeks to expand retail opportunities for brewery licensees to include: retail sales of malt beverage, wine and cider for consumption on or off the licensed premises; selling wine, …More

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WA Private Tasting Allowance Passes Legislature

Passing both legislative chambers, House Bill 2605 would authorize the Liquor and Cannabis Board to issue a special permit to a beer manufacturer allowing the manufacturer to conduct a private tasting and sales event involving …More

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VA Tour Guide Sampling Bill Held

Held in committee, Senate Bill 410 would allow tour guides employed by certain licensed breweries may consume up to three four-ounce samples of beer while conducting tours of the premises for the purpose of featuring …More

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Brewery Sales Bill Fails in Mississippi

Dying in committee, House Bill 846 sought to allow small craft breweries (defined as those producing 225,000 barrels or less annually) to: sell up to 2,000 barrels or 10% of production (whichever is greater) for …More

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