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On-Site Sales Restrictions Enacted in Texas

Becoming law in the absence of a Gubernatorial veto, House Bill 3287 changes the law that governs taproom sales by manufacturing breweries to consumers for on-premises consumption (up to 5,000 barrels), the primary change being …More

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At Rest Provision Stripped from NE Bill

L.B. 632 was amended in the House to remove the “at-rest” provision that requires beer to be brought to a distributor’s warehouse prior to final distribution to a retailer.

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Distribution and Franchise Laws Challenged in NC

A lawsuit has been filed in North Carolina challenging the constitutionality of two state laws that are, according to the filing, “artificially suppressing…economic growth…” In the preamble of the filing, Craft Freedom, LLC, The …More

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NH Farmer Market Sales Tax Studied

Under consideration by a House-Senate conference committee, H.B. 161 requires beverage manufacturer licensees to pay the beer tax on beverages sold at farmers’ markets.

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Free Ride Bill Moves in CA

Passing the Assembly, A.B. 711 authorizes a beer manufacturer to provide consumers free or discounted rides through taxicabs, transportation network companies, or any other ride service, and clarifies that a beer or wine wholesaler will …More

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