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Capital Headlines

  • Capital Headlines – July 20

    SAFE WEEKEND — The Ohio Department of Natural Resources reported there were no boating-related fatalities over the July 4 weekend, part of Operation Dry Water, a nationwide crackdown initiative aimed...Read More
  • Capital Headlines

    FRANCHISEES SOUGHT — Hooters is accelerating its growth of new restaurants and actively seeking qualified franchise partners to open new locations in select markets across the U.S., including the Columbus...Read More
  • Capital Headlines – June 6

    BENEFIT BEERS — Two southwest Ohio craft brewers are lending a beer to Craft For Causes as it launches its first national initiative in conjunction with Tedeschi Trucks Band. Hairless...Read More
  • Capital Headlines – June 5, 2017

    MOST IMAGINATIVE — Three Columbus bartenders are competing for the regional title in the 11th annual United States Bartenders Guild’s Most Imaginative Bartender Competition. Annie Pierce, Jason Roach and Chris...Read More
  • Capital Headlines – May 16

    HUMANITARIAN AWARD — Canton native Denise Cerreta recently was presented the James Beard Foundation’s 2017 Humanitarian of the Year Award during the foundation’s annual award ceremonies in Chicago. Cerreta is...Read More

Legally Speaking

  • Court Upholds Three-tier System In Illinois

    The United States Supreme Court ruled in 2005 that “(s)tate policies are protected under the Twenty-first Amendment when they treat liquor produced out of state the same as its domestic...
  • Appeals Court Upholds California Tied House Law

    A previous “Legally Speaking” article set forth: “It is well established, under Ohio law, that a manufacturer and distributor of alcoholic beverages shall not provide aid or a ‘thing of...
  • Responsible Service Helps Avoid Liability Issues

    Warm temperatures are here and many folks are heading to liquor permit premises, after work or other outdoor recreational activities, to enjoy an adult beverage.
  • Retailers Must Buy Alcohol From Authorized Sources

    Ohio has a wide selection of beer, wine and spirituous liquor products. Like many other states that I have visited recently, the regulatory scheme in Ohio allows for a wide...
  • Constitutionality Of Nudity Ban Reaffirmed

    The Franklin County Court of Common Pleas last month issued a decision involving a liquor permit applicant which should interest those conducting business in this industry.

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