Becoming law without the Governor’s Signature, House Bill 500, among a variety of provisions, authorizes the transfer of a wholesaler business to a family member in situations other than the death of the owner, and …More
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On December 20, 2017, Congress passed H.R. 1, the Tax Cut and Jobs Act. Learn more about how this bill could affect your brewery.
Amended in the Senate, A.B. 2469 would require a beer wholesaler to comply with specified requirements for any sale or offer of sale of beer within the state.
The Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB) has issued Industry Circular 2018-3 providing guidance for proprietors who wish to “alternate” their premises in a way that varies from TTB requirements for the purpose …More
In a recently-posted Advertising, Labeling and Formulation FAQ A29, the Tax and Trade Bureau details its policy on the use of Federally-designated controlled substances, including marijuana.
A lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of North Carolina’s self-distribution and franchise provisions has been allowed to proceed to trial following a Wake County Superior Court ruling against the state’s motion to dismiss. Following the …More
Passing the Senate, Senate Bill 1283 authorizes a brewpub-restaurant licensee to label, bottle, package, or refill any container with beer produced on their licensed premises and may, at the licensed premises, sell beer produced and …More
Passing the Assembly, A.B. 2573 would allow a licensed beer manufacturer, without direct or indirect charge, to give up to five cases of retail advertising glassware to an on-sale retail licensee, per licensed location, each …More
Signed into law, Senate Bill 243 lays out the conditions under which grocery and convenience stores will sell full-strength beer effective in 2019.
Anticipating the legalization of recreational marijuana, the state Alcoholic Beverages Control Commission (ABCC) has issued an advisory informing the alcohol industry that it will remain unlawful to manufacture and/or sell alcoholic beverages containing any cannabinoid …More
Passing initial committee consideration, S.B. 2459 would allow brewers to pour and sell products at farmers’ markets.