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Nevada Brewpub Production Cap Adjustment Proposed

Senate Bill 130 seeks to raise the allowable annual barrelage produced by multiple brewpub locations under common ownership within individual counties to 45,000 barrels from the current 15,000.

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Farm Brewery Bill Passes Maryland Senate

Passing the Senate, Senate Bill 210 authorize the holder of a Class 8 Farm Brewery license to sell or serve any type of food (instead of only specified types of food) if the license holder …More

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Retail Reciprocity Bill Advances in NM

Passing initial committee consideration, House Bill 51 seeks to amend the liquor control act to create retail reciprocity among craft distillers, small brewers and winegrowers.

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Tax Increase Fails in New Mexico

Failing to advance from committee, H.B. 398 sought to raise excise taxes on alcoholic beverages, with the rate for beer increasing from 41 cents/gallon to $3.08/gallon for breweries that produce more than fifteen thousand barrels …More

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New Brewery Licensing Proposed in MD

H.B. 1420 establishes a Class 10 modern brewery license, holders of which may: establish and operate a brewery for brewing, blending, and packaging beer at the location described in the license and import beer from …More

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