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Capital Headlines

  • GLBC To ‘Rock The Block’ Sept. 8

    CLEVELAND — Great Lakes Brewing Co. is celebrating its 29th anniversary Sept. 8 with the fifth annual Great Lakes Rock the Block party. The event at Cleveland’s Market Square Park,...Read More
  • Ohio Brewer Canning Water For Red Cross

    TRENTON — The MillerCoors brewery here is partnering with the Red Cross to provide fresh drinking water for disaster victims.Read More
  • Ohio Microdistilleries May Sell Wholesale

    In an effort to support Ohio microdistillers, the Division of Liquor Control recently implemented a new policy allowing holders of A-3A permits to sell spirituous liquor at wholesale directly to...Read More
  • 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

Legally Speaking

  • Right Permit Needed To Give Away Alcohol

    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...
  • Next Permit Renewal Deadline Fast Approaching

    For all retail liquor permit holders in the northeastern part of Ohio — and all manufacturers and distributors — midnight on Oct. 1 means it is time your 2016-2017 permit...
  • Budget Has Items Of Interest For Al-Bev Industry

    On June 30, Gov. John Kasich signed the 2018-19 state budget bill. As you will read below, there were a few amendments in the new law for the alcohol beverage...
  • 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...

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