Signed into law by the Governor, House Bill 3237 allows a manufacturer, distributor, or importing distributor to furnish free social media advertising to a person having a retail license if the social media advertisement does …More
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Passing the Senate, 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 personal …More
For the past few years, the Brewers Association has been encouraging state guilds and brewers across the country to reach out to their members of Congress on a slew of issues that are important to …More
Signed by the Governor, S.B. 5333 allows retail establishments to conduct tastings without the manufacturer or wholesaler being present.
The Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission (TABC) issued a clarification that, under the Alcoholic Beverage Code, the right to manufacture and sell single-use, permanently sealed cans of malt beverages (also known as crowlers) is reserved for …More
S. 1562, the Craft Beverage Modernization and Tax Reform Act, was introduced in the U.S. Senate on June 11 by Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR) and companion H.R. 2903 was introduced in the U.S. House of …More
The Beer Institute announced the following updates to its Advertising and Marketing Code: The Code will now allow any identified individual, company or organization to file a complaint about any brewer’s advertising. The new language …More
A Circuit Court in Alabama has ruled in favor of Sweetwater Brewing Co. in a wrongful termination suit brought by Birmingham Beverage Co., the brewer’s distributor in several Alabama counties. A key factor in …More
Amended on third reading, Assembly Bill 776 seeks to authorize a licensed beer manufacturer to apply to the Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) for a brewery event permit that allows the sale of beer …More
Passing 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.