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  • Molson Breaks Ground On Brewery

    LONGUEUIL, Quebec — Molson Coors recently held a groundbreaking ceremony to kick off the construction for what will be the company’s most modern brewing facility and distribution center to date.Read More
  • Distilling Pioneer Dave Pickerell Dies At 62

    WASHINGTON, — Spirits icon and pioneering distiller Dave Pickerell died Nov. 1 in San Francisco. He was 62. Pickerell spent 14 years as master distiller for Maker’s Mark before venturing...Read More
  • Climate Change Leads To Costlier Beer

    WASHINGTON — Increasing extreme heat waves and drought resulting from climate change will hurt future production of barley, leading to more expensive beer.Read More
  • 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

Legally Speaking

  • Repeal Pave Way For Modern Al-Bev Market

    Wednesday, Dec. 5, marks the 85th anniversary of the ratification of the 21st Amendment to the United States Constitution, which repealed Prohibition and established today’s effective system of state-based alcohol...
  • Rules, Regulations Don’t Take A Holiday Break

    For the 2018 holiday season, please appropriately plan your seasonal promotions as all state laws and regulations will remain in full force and effective throughout the season. Below are a...
  • 21st Amendment Grants Liquor Control To States

    In light of the U.S. Supreme Court accepting the case from Tennessee regarding durational residency requirement for retailers, a brief review of the purpose of the language in Section 2...
  • 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...
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