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CA Trade Practice Case Settled

The state Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) reached a pre-hearing resolution to the alleged provision of refrigerators, coolers and draft systems to retailers by California wholesaler Straub Distributing.

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Sales Limit Increase Sought in CT

A trio of bills, House Bill 6412, House Bill 6415 and House Bill 6562, seek the removal of the nine-liter limit of beer that may be sold per person, per day.

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Craft Beer Labeling Exemption Proposed in CT

House Bill 5938 would exempt craft beer manufactured in-state and sold in-state from state labeling requirements, provided such craft beer is in compliance with all applicable federal regulations.

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Florida Self Distribution Bill Introduced

S.B. 554 would allow breweries under 3,500 barrels annual production and without a franchise agreement with a distributor to sell and deliver kegs to vendors under certain conditions.

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GA Sunday Sales Legislation

Senate Bill 17 seeks to allow governing authorities of counties and municipalities to authorize sales of alcoholic beverages during a certain time on Sundays.

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Ask Congress to Support Your Brewery

Grassroots activism is one of the most powerful tools for small and independent brewers. During the last legislative session, more than half of the U.S. Congress supported lowering the federal excise tax for craft brewers. …More

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NJ Senate Amends Farm Market sales Bill

Senate Bill 1334, allowing the holder of a limited or restricted brewery license to sell beer in growlers at a seasonal farm market, was amended and reported from committee. The amendments establish that only …More

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