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  • Turn Clocks Back On Nov. 4

    Some on-premises retailers will be able to keep their doors open an extra hour when daylight saving time ends next month. This year’s end to DST is Sunday, Nov. 4....Read More
  • Appeals Court Rules In Tip Fight

    SAN FRANCISCO — An appeals court here ruled last month that restaurants must pay waiters and bartenders minimum wage when they are engaged in tasks that do not offer tips.Read More
  • Kentucky Distiller Sues Over Trademark

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Heaven Hill Distillery has sued Bob Dylan’s whiskey company for trademark infringement involving its logo.Read More
  • Chimay Issues Voluntary Recall

    AUSTIN, Texas (PRNewswire) — Belgian brewer Bieres de Chimay and its U.S. importer, Manneken Brussel Imports of Austin, Texas, have issued a voluntary recall of approximately 415 cases of Chimay...Read More
  • Ohio Breweries Headed To CANvitational

    INDIANAPOLIS — The sixth annual Sun King CANvitational is returning to downtown Indianapolis on Sept. 8. Touted as the Midwest’s largest canned craft beer festival, this year’s CANvitational will feature...Read More

Legally Speaking

  • High Court To Hear 21st Amendment Case

    The U.S. Supreme Court will hear the appeal of the Tennessee Wine and Spirits Retailers Association. On Sept. 27, the court granted the petition filed earlier this summer. The question...
  • ‘Tied House’ Laws Support Three-Tier System

    Any person entering the alcohol industry as a license holder must familiarize themselves with what is known as “tied house” restrictions. “Tied house” refers to laws, adopted both on the...
  • Appeals Court Reverses Liquor Commission Order

    The Franklin County Court of Appeals rendered a decision on Aug. 30 which liquor permit holders and applicants should take interest.
  • Al-Bev Sampling Requires Special Permits

    The Ohio Revised Code prohibits all permit holders from giving away any alcoholic beverages in connection with the permit holder’s business. This includes “donations” even if the donation is to...
  • Make Sure Taxes Are Paid Before Oct. 1 Permit Renewal

    For all liquor retail permit holders in the northeastern part of Ohio, and all manufacturers and distributors, midnight on Oct. 1 means it is time your 2017-2018 permit expires. Too...

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