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  • Browns Stadium Cited For Late Sales

    CLEVELAND — The operator of concessions at First Energy Stadium, home of the Cleveland Browns, was cited last month for a violation of the state’s alcohol sales curfew issued to...Read More
  • OCBA Urges Passage Of FET Reform

    COLUMBUS — Members of the Ohio Craft Brewers Association joined brewers, distillers and winemakers from around the country last month in urging Congress to pass the Craft Beverage Modernization and...Read More
  • Cincy Police Chief Opposes Last Call Rule

    CINCINNATI — The chief of the Cincinnati Police Department last month sent a letter to the city’s mayor seeking to have the state’s 10 p.m. last call rule for alcohol...Read More
  • White Castle Offers ‘Cocktails And Craves’

    COLUMBUS (PRNewswire) — As bars across Ohio and the country close early in an attempt to slow the spread of coronavirus, White Castle has developed “Cocktails and Craves,” food and...Read More
  • Kentucky Bourbon Festival Goes Virtual

    BARDSTOWN, Ky. — Organizers of the Kentucky Bourbon Festival announced this month that the 29th edition of the festival will move from a live event to a virtual experience Oct....Read More

Legally Speaking

  • Hindering Police Contributes To Permit Denial

    The Franklin County Court of Appeals recently issued a decision involving the rejected renewal of a permit. The decision affirmed the lower court’s decision sustaining the rejected renewal of a...
  • June, October Permit Renewals Due Dec. 1

    The Ohio Division of Liquor Control issued an important date regarding June and October permit renewals — Dec. 1, 2020. For all liquor permit holders whose 2019-2020 permits expire at...
  • 21st Amendment Allows States To Make Own Al-Bev Laws

    In light of the many proposed and implemented changes in alcohol beverage control made since March in many states, including Ohio, a brief review of the purpose of the language...
  • Health Order Violations Heard By Commission

    During the week of Aug. 3, the Ohio Liquor Control Commission held administrative evidentiary hearings regarding permit holders who were cited for alleged violations of Ohio’s health and safety regulations.
  • Bill Proposes Delayed Permit Renewal Dates

    COLUMBUS — A bill introduced last month in the Ohio House of Representatives would push back the renewal dates for certain liquor permits.
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