Becoming law with the Governor’s approval, L.D. 740 limits the approval of alcoholic beverage container labels by the Department of Administrative and Financial Services, Bureau of Alcoholic Beverages and Lottery Operations to whether a label conforms to regulations of the United States Department of the Treasury, Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau and criteria that prohibits labels that appeal to prurient interest, depict sexual or other lewd acts, lack serious literary, artistic, political or scientific value, induce a minor to drink or depict an individual drinking.
Pete Johnson serves as the State & Regulatory Affairs Manager for the Brewers Association (BA). He joined the BA at its inception in 2005, having previously worked as Programs Director for the Brewers Association of America. Before coming to the small brewing industry in 2001, Pete worked for 14 years with both state and federal elected officials in Pennsylvania and Washington, D.C.See Pete Johnson's Articles