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Capital Headlines

  • Capital Headlines – January 3

    HELPING HAND — More than $21,000 was raised last month to help two dozen workers and their families who were impacted by a massive Dec. 8 fire that destroyed the...Read More
  • Capital Headlines – December 20

    ALCOHOL APP — The beverage alcohol delivery service Drizly recently launched in Ohio. Working in partnership with Arena Wine and Spirits, Middletown Fine Wine & Spirits, Corkscrew Johnny’s and Chagrin...Read More
  • Capital Headlines – December 6

    HAPPY BIRTHDAY — Cincinnati’s Fifty West Brewing Co. recently celebrated its fourth birth day with a double bottle release party featuring 10&2 Barleywine, a bourbon barrel-aged barleywine that won the...Read More
  • Capital Headlines – November 15

    CRAFT COMMITMENT — Michigan-based retailer Meijer began carrying craft beer more than 20 years ago at a single store and today sells more than 550 different craft beers from 220...Read More
  • Capital Headlines

    FALL BACK — Some on-premises retailers will be able to keep their doors open an extra hour when Daylight Savings Time ends this month. This year’s end to DST is...Read More

Legally Speaking

  • For Some, Feb. 1 Is Permit Renewal Deadline

    For all retail liquor 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...
  • STOP Act Emphasizes State Control Of Alcohol

    On Nov. 30, the U.S. House of Representatives passed legislation which reauthorizes the Sober Truth on Preventing (STOP) Underage Drinking Act. The “STOP Act” was signed into law by President...
  • Control Method Is Best Approach To Al-Bev Regulation

    The 21st Amendment, enacted in 1933, marked the abandonment of the effort to have a national policy prohibiting manufacture and sale of alcoholic beverages. The failure of Prohibition illustrated that...
  • Rules, Regulations Don’t Take A Holiday Break

    This holiday season appropriately plan your seasonal promotions as all state laws and regulations will remain in full force and effect throughout the season. Below are a few laws to...
  • Repeal Gave States Long-sought Control Over Alcohol

    Alcohol consumption in 19th century America was far higher than today. Regulation was virtually nonexistent. Indeed, scholar W.J. Rorabaugh, in “The Alcohol Republic,” characterized the United States in that era...

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