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NH Sampling Study Committee Authorized

Signed by the Governor, Senate Bill 99 establishes a committee to study allowing the sampling of beer or wine at farmer’s markets and a committee to study powdered or crystalline alcohol.

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Suit Challenging “Handmade” Claim Dismissed

A U.S. District Court in Tallahassee, Florida has ruled against consumers who brought suit against Maker’s Mark Distillery for using the term “handmade” in marketing its Maker’s Mark bourbon whiskey. Plaintiffs claimed they relied on …More

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Sampling and Sales Bill Awaits Vote in New York

Awaiting a full Senate vote, Senate Bill 1860 provides for permits for brewers, manufacturers, and importers to serve small samples of their beer or malt beverages at certain events; includes fees and definition of small …More

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NY Craft Beverage Marketing Council Proposed

Before the full Senate for a vote, S.B. 4118 establishes the New York Craft Beverage Council within the Department of Economic Development to develop a marketing strategy to promote the state’s fine wines, spirits and …More

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