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SC Coupon Bill Signed

Signed by the Governor, H.B. 5245 provides that a manufacturer, brewer, importer, or retailer may offer or sponsor coupons and rebates to a consumer for the purchase of beer. Coupons and rebates include, but are …More

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CA Homebrew Law Moving in Senate

Amended in Senate committee after passing the Assembly, A.B. 2172 would permit the removal and use of home brewed beer in connection with a club meeting held on the premises of an authorized licensee. The …More

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DE Farmer’s Market Beer Sales Progressing

Amended in the Senate following House passage, House Bill 228 seeks to allow holders of a “Farmer’s Market Permit or Agricultural Themed Event Permit” to conduct tastings and sell craft beer, mead, distilled spirits, and …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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ABV Increase Legislation Moving in Ohio

Passing the Senate, 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 label …More

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OK Branch Bill in Conference Committee

Passing the House in an amended version, Senate Joint Resolution 68 has been sent to a House-Senate conference committee to work out the differences. Among other provisions, SJR 68 would prohibit any common ownership …More

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Oregon Privatization Push Ends

Oregonians for Competition (a group that includes grocers, retailers and consumers) has dropped its bid to privatize Oregon’s liquor sales through a ballot initiative.

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