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  • Training Can Help Avoid Serving Drunk Patrons

    The Franklin County Court of Common Pleas recently affirmed an order of the Liquor Control Commission finding a retailer with on-premises privileges in violation of RC 4301.22(B), which prohibits the...
  • Complying With Rule 52 Can Avoid Legal Troubles

    In the May 16, 2017, column, “Legally Speaking” reviewed a decision rendered by the Franklin County Court of Common Pleas affirming the Liquor Control Commission’s order granting a permit holder...
  • 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  Dec. 5 marked the 84th anniversary of the ratification of the 21st Amendment to the United States Constitution, which repealed Prohibition and established today’s effective system of state-based alcohol regulation.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.

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