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Capital Headlines

  • Braxton Releases First Hard Seltzer

    COVINGTON, Ky. — Braxton Brewing Co. here has released VIVE, a new hard seltzer that makes it the first regional brewery to embark on such an endeavor.Read More
  • Daylight Saving Time Returns March 10

    Daylight Saving Time returns to Ohio on the second Sunday of March.Read More
  • Wines Honor Buckeyes’ Rose Bowl Win

    COLUMBUS — Mano’s Wine and Ohio State University have partnered to release a series of limited-edition wines to commemorate Ohio State’s recent Rose Bowl victory over Washington.Read More
  • BWC Recommends 20% Premium Cut

    COLUMBUS — The Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation last month proposed a 20 percent reduction in the average premium rate it charges private employers, its largest rate cut in nearly...Read More
  • Braxton Brewing To Expand HQ

    COVINGTON, Ky. — Braxton Brewing Co. this month announced major development plans to expand its headquarters here. A 5,000-square-foot rooftop bar, along with increased production capacity, will allow the brewery...Read More

Legally Speaking

  • Spring Fever No Excuse To Ignore Regulations

    March 20 marks the first day of spring and a reminder to alcohol beverage industry members to comply with all the laws comprising the Ohio Liquor Control Act, including advertising,...
  • Winner’s Essay Advocates For Licensing At State Level

    “Drink Local, Think Regional: Implementing an Orderly Alcohol Marketplace Through State-Level Licensing.” So writes Nathaniel Moyer, the Center for Alcohol Policy’s winner of its 11th annual essay contest. The national...
  • Transfer Of Liquor Permits Strictly Regulated

    Ohio law is clear that when the Division of Liquor Control issues a liquor permit, only the person/business entity named on the issued permit is authorized to operate the liquor...
  • Court Rejects Commission’s Challenge To Ruling

    In the fall, “Legally Speaking” analyzed a decision by the Tenth District Court of Appeals in Hobnob, Inc. v. Ohio Liquor Control Comm., which reversed the lower court’s decision upholding...
  • Activity Continues On Tennessee Licensing Case

    In December, respondents’ briefs were filed by the retailers involved in the Tennessee Wine and Spirits Retailers Association v. Byrd case with the U.S. Supreme Court.
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