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NY Homebrew Bill Amended

Returned to the Senate and amended, S.B. 1227 authorizes the operation of home beer makers centers, home cider makers centers and home wine makers centers under the jurisdiction of the state liquor authority and defines …More

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Ohio Sampling Bill Clears House

Passing the House, House Bill 444 allows certain permittees to provide up to four tasting samples (free of charge) of beer, wine, or spirituous liquor, in any 24-hour period of time. The bill also …More

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Ohio ABV Increase Legislation Signed

Signed by the Governor, House Bill 37, among other provisions, eliminates the maximum permitted alcohol content of beer (currently 12% alcohol by volume) and would authorize the Liquor Control Commission to adopt rules requiring the …More

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Alcohol Bill Agreed in OK Conference

Agreed in conference committee, Senate Joint Resolution 68 would establish a ballot initiative that would affect issues related to common ownership between the manufacturing, wholesaling and retailing tiers, the operation of brewery-owned branches …More

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Privitization Lite Signed by PA Governor

Signed by the Governor, House Bill 1690 provides for substantive reforms to the state’s liquor sales system. Short of full privatization, the bill would allow for expanded grocery and restaurant sales while maintaining existing …More

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Brewers Unite for Annual Capitol Hill Climb

More than 160 brewers, brewery owners/employees and state guild representatives were in Washington, D.C. today to advocate on behalf of the craft brewing industry. They visited the offices of every member in the Senate and …More

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NJ Container Deposit Bill Amended

Passing committee with amendments, A.B. 2281, the “Smart Container Act,” would require a 10-cent deposit on all plastic and glass bottles and aluminum cans (other than refillable containers) less than 24 oz. and a 20-cent …More

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