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  • Preparation Underway For Feb. 1 Permit Renewals

    For all liquor retail permit holders in the central and eastern parts of Ohio, midnight on Feb. 1 means it is time to renew your permit. Too many permit holders...
  • Repeal Created Today’s Regulatory Scheme

    Dec. 5 marked the 84th anniversary of the ratification of the 21st Amendment to the United States Constitution, which repealed Prohibition and established today’s effective system of state-based alcohol regulation.
  • Courts Continue To Support Three-Tier System

    In the July 18, column, Legally Speaking discussed a district court decision in Illinois.
  • Rules, Regulations Don’t Take A Holiday Break

    This holiday season, permit holders should appropriately plan seasonal promotions as all state laws and regulations will remain in full force and effect throughout the season. Below are a few...
  • Ohio Law Dictates Where Alcohol May Be Consumed

    Ohio’s alcohol control laws necessarily include where alcoholic beverages may be lawfully consumed. An individual may consume an alcoholic beverage on private property or in a place of public accommodation...

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