09/27/2022, Louisiana, 14. Direct Shipments to Consumers and/or Retailers
Provisions covering delivery by retailers updated; requirements for direct shippers to use only registered fulfillment houses and for fulfillment house registration added.
09/27/2022, New Jersey, 14. Direct Shipments to Consumers and/or Retailers
Updated to report establishment of Third-Party Delivery Permit.
09/27/2022, Texas, 8. Reporting Requirements for Suppliers
Provisions and citations updated.
09/23/2022, Texas, 9. Credit to Licensees
Updated to add credit provisions for wine and spirits sales to retailers and citation to Marketing Practices Advisory MPA-065.
09/23/2022, Iowa Open, 2. Supplier Licenses
Updated to report revised Certificate of Compliance fees and new renewal policy.
09/23/2022, Iowa Control, 2. Supplier Licenses
Updated to report revised Certificate of Compliance fees and new renewal policy.
09/14/2022, Texas, 2. Supplier Licenses
Subsection on sales representatives updated.
09/08/2022, Alaska, 14. Direct Shipments to Consumers and/or Retailers
Manufacturer Direct Shipment License, Package Store Delivery Endorsement, and Package Store Shipping Endorsement enacted effective January 1, 2024.
09/08/2022, New Hampshire Control, 14. Direct Shipments to Consumers and/or Retailers
Volume limits on deliveries by retailers eliminated; information relating to direct shipping privileges of in-state licensees added.
09/08/2022, Maine Open, 4. Pricing
Provisions re price postings and miscellaneous pricing requirements expanded.
09/08/2022, Tennessee, 14. Direct Shipments to Consumers and/or Retailers
Direct Shipper License renewal requirements updated and new common carrier license described.
09/01/2022, North Carolina Control, 14. Direct Shipments to Consumers and/or Retailers
Limit on personal importation of spirituous liquor repealed.
09/01/2022, North Carolina Open, 14. Direct Shipments to Consumers and/or Retailers
Limit on personal importation of spirituous liquor repealed.
09/01/2022, Tennessee, 2. Supplier Licenses
Non-Resident Seller Permit renewal requirements updated.
09/01/2022, District of Columbia, 14. Direct Shipments to Consumers and/or Retailers
Updated to report the availability of a third-party delivery license.
09/01/2022, Hawaii, 14. Direct Shipments to Consumers and/or Retailers
Annual fee for a Direct Wine Shipper Permit from the County of Kauai has been increased.
09/01/2022, Kansas, 14. Direct Shipments to Consumers and/or Retailers
Citations added and updated.
09/01/2022, Kansas, 7. Excise Tax Rates
As of January 1, 2023, wine containing not more than 16% ABV is taxed at the light wine tax rate and wine containing more than 16% ABV is taxed at the fortified wine tax rate.
09/01/2022, Oregon Control, 7. Excise Tax Rates
Floor pricing for distilled spirits established effective July 1, 2021.
08/31/2022, Vermont Open, 15.9 Sampling/Promotional Activities for Consumers
Provisions updated and expanded to include tasting privileges for ready-to-drink spirit beverages and additional tasting privileges.
08/31/2022, Vermont Open, 15.8 Sampling/Promotional Activities for Retailers
Provisions updated; tasting privileges for ready-to-drink spirit beverages added.
08/31/2022, Vermont Open, 10. Franchise Laws/Wholesaler Registration Requirements
Updated to add ready-to-drink spirits beverages to the franchise law.
08/31/2022, Vermont Control, 3. Label/Product Registration for Suppliers
Updated to expand provisions and report that ready-to-drink spirit beverages are no longer "liquor" and qualify for the lower deposit value as of July 1, 2022.
08/31/2022, Vermont Open, 3. Label/Product Registration for Suppliers
Updated to expand provisions and report that ready-to-drink spirit beverages are no longer "liquor" and qualify for the lower deposit value as of July 1, 2022.
08/31/2022, Vermont Control, 1. Contact
Updated contact Information for Division of Liquor Control and Secretary of State; links for further research added.
08/31/2022, Vermont Open, 1. Contact
Updated contact Information for Division of Liquor Control and Secretary of State; links for further research added.
08/31/2022, Vermont Control, 15.9 Sampling/Promotional Activities for Consumers
Provisions updated and expanded to include additional tasting privileges.
08/31/2022, Vermont Control, 15.8 Sampling/Promotional Activities for Retailers
Please refer to the Vermont Open Digest for information about these privileges, which are permitted for wine, malt beverages, and RTDs only.
08/19/2022, Michigan Control, 7. Excise Tax Rates
Effective July 11, 2022, the amount the Commission may pay to a spirits vendor to offset the costs of warehousing and delivery has been increased.
08/19/2022, Michigan Control, 4. Pricing
Effective July 11, 2022, the amount the Commission may pay to a spirits vendor to offset the costs of warehousing and delivery has been increased.
08/19/2022, Maryland/Montgomery County, 2. Supplier Licenses
Montgomery County Solicitor's permit no longer required.
08/19/2022, Missouri, 12. Primary Source Requirements
Provisions updated; citation added.
08/19/2022, Pennsylvania Control, 15.3 Coupons Redeemable by Retailers
Updated to add additional detail on cross-merchandising from Advisory Opinion 22-275.
08/19/2022, Pennsylvania Control, 15.2 Mail-In Refund Offers
Updated to add additional detail on cross-merchandising from Advisory Opinion 22-275.
08/18/2022, Vermont Open, 0. Introduction
Updated to include ready-to-drink spirits beverages.
08/18/2022, Vermont Control, 0. Introduction
Updated to reflect amended definition of "spirits."
08/18/2022, Vermont Open, 14. Direct Shipments to Consumers and/or Retailers
Updated to add privileges for shipment, delivery, and importation of ready-to-drink spirits beverages.
08/18/2022, Vermont Control, 14. Direct Shipments to Consumers and/or Retailers
Updated personal importation section to add ready-to-drink spirit beverages.
08/18/2022, Vermont Open, 7. Excise Tax Rates
Tax rate on ready-to-drink spirit beverages and definitions of spirits, fortified wines, ready-to-drink beverages, malt beverages, and cider added.
08/18/2022, Vermont Open, 2. Supplier Licenses
Updated to provide for sales of ready-to-drink spirits beverages.
08/09/2022, Virginia Control, 14. Direct Shipments to Consumers and/or Retailers
The volume limit for personal importation has been increased effective July 1, 2022 to three gallons.
08/09/2022, Virginia Open, 14. Direct Shipments to Consumers and/or Retailers
The volume limit for personal importation has been increased effective July 1, 2022 to three gallons.
06/24/2022, Maine Control, 15.8 Sampling/Promotional Activities for Retailers
Updated due to legislation amending various sampling privileges.
06/24/2022, Maine Open, 15.8 Sampling/Promotional Activities for Retailers
Updated due to legislation amending various sampling privileges.
06/24/2022, Colorado, 2. Supplier Licenses
Updated to add information about the annual renewal application fee.
06/17/2022, Missouri, 1. Contact
Links for further research added.
06/17/2022, Ohio Open, 1. Contact
Updated to add contact information for Department of Taxation.
06/17/2022, Idaho Open, 1. Contact
Updated to remove incorrect fax number for the State Tax Commission.
06/16/2022, Oregon Control, 3. Label/Product Registration for Suppliers
Updated to reflect that wine in a can will be subject to the OR Bottle Bill effective July 1, 2025, and additional provisions added.
06/16/2022, Oregon Open, 3. Label/Product Registration for Suppliers
Updated to reflect that wine in a can will be subject to the OR Bottle Bill effective July 1, 2025, and additional provisions added.
06/16/2022, Maine Open, 15.9 Sampling/Promotional Activities for Consumers
Updated due to legislation amending various taste-testing privileges.
06/16/2022, Maine Control, 15.9 Sampling/Promotional Activities for Consumers
Updated due to legislation amending various taste-testing privileges.
06/15/2022, Minnesota, 7. Excise Tax Rates
Definition of "beer" or "malt liquor" updated to include beverages made by fermentation of malt substitutes.
06/15/2022, Minnesota, 1. Contact
Updated to add fax number for MN AGE and update addresses for the Department of Revenue and Secretary of State.
06/15/2022, Maine Control, 14. Direct Shipments to Consumers and/or Retailers
Limits for personal importation updated.
06/15/2022, Maine Open, 14. Direct Shipments to Consumers and/or Retailers
Limits for personal importation updated.
06/14/2022, Connecticut, 1. Contact
Contact information updates for Liquor Control Division and Department of Revenue Services.
06/14/2022, West Virginia Control, 1. Contact
Updated to add the address for Taxpayer Services and the fax number for the Secretary of State.
06/14/2022, West Virginia Open, 1. Contact
Updated to add the address for Taxpayer Services and the fax number for the Secretary of State.
06/13/2022, Utah Control, 17.6 Growlers
Sale of beer growlers allowed under specified conditions effective June 1, 2022.
06/13/2022, Utah Control, 14. Direct Shipments to Consumers and/or Retailers
Reports new legislation establishing a new division to administer the wine subscription program and a new consumer purchasing system.
06/13/2022, Utah Control, 7. Excise Tax Rates
Wine and spirits manufacturers that are part of control groups must include the combined production volume of all members of the group when qualifying for a reduced mark-up.
06/13/2022, Utah Control, 3. Label/Product Registration for Suppliers
The definition of beer has been amended to include hard seltzers and spiked seltzers.
06/13/2022, Utah Control, 1. Contact
Utah ABC renamed Department of Alcoholic Beverage Services effective June 1, 2022.
06/06/2022, Colorado, 1. Contact
Links for further research added; area code for sales tax support phone number updated.
06/06/2022, New Jersey, 17.7 COVID-19 Regulatory Relief
Updated to reflect the temporary privileges enacted by statute and the conditions under which they will expire.
06/06/2022, North Carolina Open, 11. Tied House Restrictions
Wholesalers that are also licensed as importers in NC or another state are now excluded from the definition of "supplier" for tied house purposes under certain conditions.
06/04/2022, Pennsylvania Control, 14. Direct Shipments to Consumers and/or Retailers
Following a PA court decision, licensed vendors and importers may now make deliveries of special order items to customers instead of requiring the customer to pick up the order in a state store.
06/04/2022, Pennsylvania Control, 13. At Rest Law
Updated to address the possibility of special orders placed for direct shipment to the customer.
06/04/2022, Pennsylvania Control, 4. Pricing
Following a PA court decision, licensed vendors and importers may now make deliveries of special order items to customers instead of requiring the customer to pick up the order in a state store.
06/04/2022, Colorado, 14. Direct Shipments to Consumers and/or Retailers
Effective July 1, 2022, Colorado imposes a retail delivery fee on all deliveries of taxable personal property by motor vehicle to a location in Colorado.
06/03/2022, Connecticut, 10. Franchise Laws/Wholesaler Registration Requirements
Updated to add more details on the process of terminating a distributor or diminishing the distributor's territory.
06/03/2022, Alabama Open, 14. Direct Shipments to Consumers and/or Retailers
Updated to document the decision of the AL Attorney General that it is no longer necessary to register an out-of-state entity with the Alabama Secretary of State.
06/03/2022, Arizona, 10. Franchise Laws/Wholesaler Registration Requirements
Updated to include prohibition for a supplier to coerce a wholesaler in certain specified ways.
06/03/2022, Texas, 14. Direct Shipments to Consumers and/or Retailers
New regulations adopted governing personal importation.
06/02/2022, Idaho Open, 15.7 Product Donations to Charities and Non-Profits
Donations by liquor producers now allowed under specified conditions.
06/02/2022, Idaho Control, 15.7 Product Donations to Charities and Non-Profits
Updated to add additional details.
06/02/2022, New York, 17.1 Sunday Sales
Additional details added regarding Sunday sales at off-premises establishments.
06/02/2022, New York, 1. Contact
Links for further research added.
06/02/2022, New York, 17.7 COVID-19 Regulatory Relief
Cocktails to go allowed until April 9, 2025.
06/01/2022, West Virginia Open, 14. Direct Shipments to Consumers and/or Retailers
The maximum convenience fee charge for third-party delivery of alcoholic beverages has been increased to $20.
06/01/2022, West Virginia Control, 14. Direct Shipments to Consumers and/or Retailers
The maximum convenience fee charge for third-party delivery of alcoholic beverages has been increased to $20.
06/01/2022, West Virginia Open, 2. Supplier Licenses
Updated to report a statutory amendment clarifying the requirements for licensing sales representatives.
06/01/2022, West Virginia Control, 2. Supplier Licenses
Updated to report a statutory amendment clarifying the requirements for licensing sales representatives.
05/26/2022, Maine Open, 16.6 Cooperative Advertising
Updated to reflect that Maine law and regulations are silent on this topic.
05/26/2022, Maine Control, 16.6 Cooperative Advertising
Updated to reflect that Maine law and regulations are silent on this topic.
05/25/2022, Maine Control, 8. Reporting Requirements for Suppliers
Updated provisions describing monthly reporting procedures effective July 1, 2022.
05/25/2022, Maine Open, 8. Reporting Requirements for Suppliers
Updated provisions describing monthly reporting procedures effective July 1, 2022.
05/24/2022, Maine Control, 3. Label/Product Registration for Suppliers
Container deposit provisions updated.
05/24/2022, Maine Open, 3. Label/Product Registration for Suppliers
Label registration must be done online now; citation added.
05/24/2022, Maine Open, 1. Contact
Updated to reflect changes in contact information for the BABLO and ME Department of Environmental Protection and add links for further research.
05/24/2022, Maine Control, 1. Contact
Address for courier deliveries and links for further research added.
05/24/2022, Maine Open, 7. Excise Tax Rates
Fortified wine excise tax rate added to chart; corrections made to description of low-alcohol spirits reporting.
05/24/2022, Maine Open, 17.3 Private Labels
Clarification and updated citations added.
05/19/2022, Maine Open, 16.12 Miscellaneous Advertising-Related Information
Updated due to renumbering of regulations.
05/19/2022, Maine Control, 16.12 Miscellaneous Advertising-Related Information
Updated due to renumbering of regulations.
05/19/2022, Maine Open, 16.2 Signs Outside Licensed Premises
Updated due to renumbering of regulations.
05/19/2022, Maine Control, 16.2 Signs Outside Licensed Premises
Updated due to renumbering of regulations.
05/19/2022, Maine Control, 16.1 Signs Inside Licensed Premises
Updated due to renumbering of regulations.
05/18/2022, Maine Control, 15.15 Equipment - Sales to Retailers
Updated due to renumbering of regulations.
05/18/2022, Maine Open, 15.15 Equipment - Sales to Retailers
Updated due to renumbering of regulations.
05/18/2022, Maine Open, 15.13 Advertising Specialties/Novelties
Updated due to renumbering of regulations.
05/18/2022, Maine Control, 15.13 Advertising Specialties/Novelties
Updated due to renumbering of regulations.
05/18/2022, Maine Control, 15.12 Wine Lists/Drink Lists/Table Tents
Updated due to renumbering of regulations.
05/18/2022, Maine Open, 15.12 Wine Lists/Drink Lists/Table Tents
Updated due to renumbering of regulations.
05/18/2022, Maine Open, 15.11 Services to Retailers/Shelf Stocking Activities
Updated due to renumbering of regulations.
05/18/2022, Maine Open, 15.1 Displays, Dealer Loaders, POS Materials
Updated due to renumbering of regulations.
05/06/2022, California, 16.10 Sponsorship/Stadiums/Arenas
Updated to reflect additional venues where suppliers may purchase advertising and/or sponsorships, and reflect the expiration of a previous tied house exception.
05/05/2022, California, 15.9 Sampling/Promotional Activities for Consumers
Market research is allowed with specified restrictions.
05/02/2022, Missouri, 2. Supplier Licenses
Updated to correct names of supplier licenses and renewal procedure.
05/02/2022, Ohio Open, 16.5 Advertising in Other Media
Updated to report the conditions under which social media advertising is allowed.
05/02/2022, Ohio Control, 16.5 Advertising in Other Media
Updated to report the conditions under which social media advertising is allowed.
05/02/2022, Ohio Control, 15.7 Product Donations to Charities and Non-Profits
Provisions updated to provide additional details on charitable donations.
05/02/2022, Ohio Open, 15.7 Product Donations to Charities and Non-Profits
Provisions updated to provide additional details on charitable donations.
05/02/2022, Ohio Control, 1. Contact
Links for further research added.
04/26/2022, Virginia Control, 17.7 COVID-19 Regulatory Relief
Updated to report legislation extending take-out and delivery of mixed beverages until 7/1/2024.
04/26/2022, Ohio Control, 17.1 Sunday Sales
Updated to report revised hours of sale on Sundays.
04/26/2022, Ohio Open, 17.1 Sunday Sales
Updated to report revised hours of sale on Sundays.
04/26/2022, California, 1. Contact
Links for further research added.
04/26/2022, Virginia Open, 17.7 COVID-19 Regulatory Relief
Updated to report legislation extending take-out and delivery of mixed beverages until 7/1/2024.
04/26/2022, Massachusetts, 17.7 COVID-19 Regulatory Relief
Provisions allowing the takeout and delivery of beer, wine, and mixed drinks during the coronavirus pandemic extended again.
04/25/2022, Maine Control, 17.7 COVID-19 Regulatory Relief
The privilege of selling and delivering containers and cocktails to go has been extended until March 30, 2025.
04/25/2022, Maine Open, 17.7 COVID-19 Regulatory Relief
The privilege of selling and delivering containers and cocktails to go has been extended until March 30, 2025.
03/31/2022, Alabama Control, 14. Direct Shipments to Consumers and/or Retailers
Delivery by retailers now permitted under a Delivery Service License.
03/31/2022, Montana Control, 14. Direct Shipments to Consumers and/or Retailers
To-go sale of alcoholic beverages including prepared servings now permanently allowed.
03/31/2022, Virginia Open, 2. Supplier Licenses
Updated to clarify the fees for solicitor salesman permits and update the fees for importer licenses.
03/31/2022, Montana Open, 14. Direct Shipments to Consumers and/or Retailers
To-go sale of alcoholic beverages including prepared servings now permanently allowed.
03/31/2022, Montana Control, 17.7 COVID-19 Regulatory Relief
Temporary changes have been replaced by permanent privileges.
03/31/2022, Montana Open, 17.7 COVID-19 Regulatory Relief
Temporary changes have been replaced by permanent privileges.
03/31/2022, Delaware, 14. Direct Shipments to Consumers and/or Retailers
The privilege allowing on-premises retailers to sell alcoholic beverages for off-premises consumption, including cocktails to go, has been made permanent.
03/31/2022, Delaware, 17.7 COVID-19 Regulatory Relief
Retailers' temporary to-go privileges have been replaced with permanent privileges.
03/31/2022, Virginia Control, 2. Supplier Licenses
Updated to clarify the fees for solicitor salesman permits.
03/29/2022, North Dakota, 17.1 Sunday Sales
Sales may be made after 8:00 a.m. on Sundays.
03/29/2022, North Dakota, 1. Contact
Website URL updated, links for further research added.
03/25/2022, Colorado, 10. Franchise Laws/Wholesaler Registration Requirements
Updated to note that the label registration process includes appointment of the Colorado distributor(s).
03/25/2022, Washington, 17.7 COVID-19 Regulatory Relief
Regulations have been adopted to implement the temporary endorsements allowing curbside/delivery, cocktails to go, and growler options for retail licensees until July 1, 2023.
03/25/2022, Illinois, 6. Promotional Allowances Offered to Wholesalers or Control State Agencies
Updated to add new definition of "quantity discounting."
03/25/2022, Colorado, 3. Label/Product Registration for Suppliers
Updated to note that the label registration process includes appointment of the Colorado distributor(s).
03/25/2022, Oklahoma, 17.7 COVID-19 Regulatory Relief
Curbside sales and delivery by on-premise and off-premise retailers and cocktails to go have been enacted as permanent privileges.
03/25/2022, Oklahoma, 14. Direct Shipments to Consumers and/or Retailers
Curbside sales and delivery by on-premise and off-premise retailers and cocktails to go have been enacted as permanent privileges.
03/25/2022, Rhode Island, 14. Direct Shipments to Consumers and/or Retailers
On-premise retailers may now sell alcoholic beverages with take-out orders of food but not for delivery.
03/25/2022, Rhode Island, 17.7 COVID-19 Regulatory Relief
Temporary to go privileges made permanent.
03/24/2022, District of Columbia, 17.1 Sunday Sales
Hours of sale on Sunday expanded.
03/24/2022, Pennsylvania Control, 1. Contact
Added fax numbers for PLCB licensing and legal departments.
03/24/2022, District of Columbia, 1. Contact
Updated fax number for Office of Tax and Revenue, links for further research added.
03/24/2022, Arizona, 1. Contact
Contact information added for the AZ Corporations Commission.
03/24/2022, Hawaii, 1. Contact
Updated contact information for Hawaii County, Maui County, and Department of Taxation.
03/24/2022, Tennessee, 1. Contact
Deleted fax numbers for TN ABC and TN Department of Revenue.
03/23/2022, District of Columbia, 17.7 COVID-19 Regulatory Relief
Carryout and delivery privileges have been enacted as permanent privileges of DC on-premises retailers.
03/11/2022, Missouri, 15.15 Equipment - Sales to Retailers
Updated for equipment, supplies and services that can provided by winemakers, distillers, brewers and wholesalers to retailers.
03/11/2022, Missouri, 15.13 Advertising Specialties/Novelties
Updated to provide that wholesalers must distribute items to retailers in a fair and reasonable manner.
03/11/2022, Missouri, 15.1 Displays, Dealer Loaders, POS Materials
Updated to add additional POS items suppliers may provide to retailers and the requirement that wholesalers provide such items in a fair and reasonable manner.
03/04/2022, Washington, 14. Direct Shipments to Consumers and/or Retailers
Updated to clarify that label registration is not required when Wine Shippers Permit holders only make sales to Washington consumers.
03/01/2022, Pennsylvania Control, 2. Supplier Licenses
Vendor licenses now expire June 30 annually.
03/01/2022, Virginia Open, 1. Contact
Links for further research added.
03/01/2022, Maryland/Montgomery County, 1. Contact
Links for further research added.
03/01/2022, Virginia Control, 1. Contact
Links for further research added.
03/01/2022, Arizona, 14. Direct Shipments to Consumers and/or Retailers
Updated to provide for delivery by restaurants and other licensees of mixed cocktails and original containers using a Registered Alcohol Delivery Contractor, if the licensee has an off-sale privilege, or has leased an off-sale privilege from another licensee.
02/17/2022, Nebraska, 17.7 COVID-19 Regulatory Relief
Temporary changes have expired, and some privileges have been made permanent by the Nebraska legislature.
02/17/2022, Nebraska, 14. Direct Shipments to Consumers and/or Retailers
Updated to add delivery provisions and describe additional to-go privileges that have been permanently authorized by law.
02/09/2022, Missouri, 14. Direct Shipments to Consumers and/or Retailers
Effective January 1, 2023, Missouri use tax is owed by remote sellers meeting the state's economic nexus threshold.
02/09/2022, Delaware, 7. Excise Tax Rates
Tax rate for malt beverages now applied to new category "fermented beverages."
02/08/2022, North Dakota, 17.7 COVID-19 Regulatory Relief
Temporary changes implemented due to the coronavirus pandemic.
02/08/2022, Hawaii, 17.7 COVID-19 Regulatory Relief
Temporary changes implemented due to the coronavirus pandemic.
02/07/2022, Kansas, 17.7 COVID-19 Regulatory Relief
Cocktail-to-go privilege has been made permanent.
02/07/2022, Kansas, 17.6 Growlers
On-sale retailers may now sell growlers of beer, domestic beer, and cereal malt beverage.
02/03/2022, Virginia Control, 0. Introduction
Effective January 1, 2022, the state-controlled system will no longer sell low-alcohol spirit coolers made by out-of-state distillers.
01/07/2022, Oklahoma, 15.9 Sampling/Promotional Activities for Consumers
Updated to add new tasting privileges of off-premise retailers.
01/07/2022, Oklahoma, 16.5 Advertising in Other Media
Certain social media exchanges between beer suppliers and on-premise retailers now allowed.
01/07/2022, California, 17.7 COVID-19 Regulatory Relief
Updated to report that temporary relief measures announced by the ABC have been rescinded, but two new privileges have been temporarily authorized by statute.
01/07/2022, California, 15.7 Product Donations to Charities and Non-Profits
Specified licensees may donate to a non-profit charitable organization a portion of the proceeds from the sale of alcoholic beverages until December 31, 2024.
01/07/2022, Missouri, 17.1 Sunday Sales
Expanded hours of sale on Sunday allowed with Sunday license.
12/31/2021, Michigan Control, 1. Contact
Updated contact information for LARA and MI Corporation Division.
12/31/2021, Michigan Open, 1. Contact
Updated contact information for LARA and MI Corporation Division.
12/31/2021, North Carolina Control, 1. Contact
Updated contact information for Secretary of State.
12/31/2021, Texas, 1. Contact
Added contact information for Texas Comptroller of the Accounts.
12/31/2021, North Carolina Open, 1. Contact
Updated contact information for Department of Revenue and Secretary of State.
12/30/2021, New Hampshire Control, 1. Contact
Updates made to contact information for the Liquor Control Commission and Corporation Division.
12/30/2021, North Carolina Open, 15.9 Sampling/Promotional Activities for Consumers
Provisions updated and information added regarding winery special event permit now available to out-of-state suppliers.
12/30/2021, North Carolina Control, 15.9 Sampling/Promotional Activities for Consumers
Sales of mixed beverages and giving away miniatures as samples now allowed at Spirituous Liquor Special Event Permits.
12/30/2021, California, 15.11 Services to Retailers/Shelf Stocking Activities
Additional services authorized for handling single-serve containers of spirits and wine.
12/30/2021, North Carolina Control, 2. Supplier Licenses
Updated to report the availability of the new nonresident spirituous liquor vendor permit.
12/28/2021, Michigan Open, 15.2 Mail-In Refund Offers
Provisions updated with new citation to Administrative Order.
12/28/2021, Oregon Open, 7. Excise Tax Rates
The tax classes for wine have been amended effective January 1, 2022.
12/28/2021, Michigan Control, 15.2 Mail-In Refund Offers
Provisions updated with new citation to Administrative Order.
12/27/2021, New York, 3. Label/Product Registration for Suppliers
Updated with information provided in SLA Advisory #2021-24, Brand Label Registration guidance.
12/20/2021, Indiana, 14. Direct Shipments to Consumers and/or Retailers
Provisions for delivery by retailer and direct sales and shipments to retailers updated.
12/20/2021, Indiana, 10. Franchise Laws/Wholesaler Registration Requirements
Updated to add that good cause is needed to terminate a beer wholesaler under the franchise law.
12/20/2021, New York, 17.3 Private Labels
Updated to provide citation to new SLA Advisory #2021-24.
12/20/2021, New York, 4. Pricing
Reorganized, and updated with information on quantity discounts, uniform pricing of similar products, and prohibiting the use of stickers to create a “new” brand for differential pricing.
12/13/2021, Michigan Control, 2. Supplier Licenses
Updated to add new self-distribution licenses available to outstate sellers.
12/13/2021, New Hampshire Control, 0. Introduction
Updated to report that the NH Liquor Commission is now authorized to operate as a direct shipper.
12/13/2021, Michigan Open, 2. Supplier Licenses
Updated to add a new definition for mixed drinks and new self-distribution licenses available to outstate sellers.
12/07/2021, Michigan Open, 14. Direct Shipments to Consumers and/or Retailers
Updated to reflect new requirements for direct shippers and modifications to the delivery privileges of SDM and SDD retail licensees.
12/07/2021, Oklahoma, 2. Supplier Licenses
Updated to reflect that Non-Resident Dealer licensees no longer owe excise taxes, but must still maintain a tax bond.
12/07/2021, Michigan Open, 7. Excise Tax Rates
Updated with reduced tax rate and revised definition for mixed spirit drinks.
12/07/2021, Oklahoma, 8. Reporting Requirements for Suppliers
Updated to reflect a change excise tax liability.
12/03/2021, Michigan Control, 0. Introduction
Updated to reflect new definition of mixed spirit drinks.
12/03/2021, Michigan Open, 0. Introduction
Updated to add the new definition of mixed spirit drink which has been adjusted to allow RTDs to be sold in the private sector.
11/11/2021, Indiana, 1. Contact
Updated contact information for Indiana State Excise Police, Department of Revenue, and Secretary of State.
11/10/2021, Rhode Island, 1. Contact
Updated name of alcohol regulatory agency and contact information for the Secretary of State.
11/09/2021, Massachusetts, 1. Contact
Updated to reflect address and phone number changes for Department of Revenue and Secretary of State, and updated website address for MA ABCC.
10/10/2021, New Mexico, 1. Contact
Updated to add contact information for Taxation & Revenue Dept. and a new link for NM Alcoholic Beverage Control Regulations.
10/08/2021, New Jersey, 1. Contact
Updated with current website URLs for the NJ ABC, Division of Taxation, and Division of Revenue and Enterprise Services.
10/08/2021, Nevada, 1. Contact
Updated to add an email address for the Secretary of State.
10/08/2021, Montana Open, 1. Contact
Updated to reflect address and phone number changes for Department of Revenue and Secretary of State.
10/08/2021, Montana Control, 1. Contact
Updated to reflect address and phone number changes for Department of Revenue and Secretary of State.
10/07/2021, Illinois, 15.11 Services to Retailers/Shelf Stocking Activities
Updated with provisions from new statute addressing stocking, rotation, resetting, and pricing services.
10/06/2021, New Mexico, 14. Direct Shipments to Consumers and/or Retailers
Updated to document the reciprocal shipping privilege available to out-of-state retailers and add new alcoholic beverage delivery permit for retailers and third parties.
10/06/2021, Nevada, 14. Direct Shipments to Consumers and/or Retailers
Updated to reflect narrowing of direct shipping privileges, now only available to wine suppliers, and to add delivery privileges for package retailers.
10/01/2021, Alabama Open, 10. Franchise Laws/Wholesaler Registration Requirements
Substantially rewritten to describe new wine franchise provisions effective August 1, 2021.
09/27/2021, Louisiana, 1. Contact
Updated contact information for Office of Alcohol and Tobacco Control and Secretary of State.
09/27/2021, Mississippi Control, 1. Contact
Contact information for Law Enforcement and Permitting added.
09/21/2021, Nevada, 12. Primary Source Requirements
Updated to add a provision allowing the designated importer of a brand to acquire product from a controlled affiliate of the importer.
09/20/2021, Arkansas, 14. Direct Shipments to Consumers and/or Retailers
Alcoholic beverages may now be sold for take-out, drive-through, curbside pickup, or delivery by specified retailers.
09/20/2021, Kentucky, 14. Direct Shipments to Consumers and/or Retailers
Alcoholic beverages by the drink may now be sold to-go or delivered.
09/20/2021, West Virginia Control, 17.6 Growlers
Craft cocktail growlers now allowed with the purchase of a meal for pick-up or delivery.
09/20/2021, Arizona, 2. Supplier Licenses
Correction made to remove the lower production limit for a craft distiller licensee to exercise the privilege of internet retail sales.
09/17/2021, Texas, 15.6 Consumer Contests
Provisions updated.
09/17/2021, Texas, 16.12 Miscellaneous Advertising-Related Information
Updated to reflect repeal of Marketing Practices Bulletin MPB-0049 and restructuring of TX licenses and permits effective September 1, 2021.
09/17/2021, Texas, 15.16 Commercial Bribery: Incentives to Retailers and Their Employees
Provisions updated.
09/17/2021, Nevada, 10. Franchise Laws/Wholesaler Registration Requirements
Section reorganized and updated for prohibited supplier conduct and provisions relating to approval of sale of wholesaler’s business.
09/17/2021, Idaho Open, 14. Direct Shipments to Consumers and/or Retailers
Updated to report that out-of-state retailers may no longer ship to ID consumers.
09/17/2021, Texas, 15.5 Consumer Sweepstakes
Provisions updated.
09/17/2021, Louisiana, 12. Primary Source Requirements
Updated to reflect primary source certification required on the Department of Revenue Application for Authority to Ship Alcoholic Beverages into Louisiana.
09/17/2021, Illinois, 1. Contact
Updated address for the Illinois Liquor Control Commission; added contact information for the Chicago Department of Finance.
09/17/2021, Louisiana, 10. Franchise Laws/Wholesaler Registration Requirements
Out-of-state suppliers must list their intended Louisiana wholesalers on the Department of Revenue's Application for Authority to Ship Alcoholic Beverages into Louisiana.
09/17/2021, Texas, 15.12 Wine Lists/Drink Lists/Table Tents
Provisions updated.
09/17/2021, Texas, 15.13 Advertising Specialties/Novelties
Provisions updated.
09/17/2021, Kansas, 15.9 Sampling/Promotional Activities for Consumers
Updated to reflect current ABC policy that sampling is not permitted on CMB retailer premises.
09/13/2021, Texas, 7. Excise Tax Rates
Beer, ale, and malt liquor are now a single category for purposes of taxation and licensing.
09/13/2021, Louisiana, 2. Supplier Licenses
Updated to expand and update the descriptions of the Solicitor and Broker permits.
09/13/2021, Connecticut, 15.8 Sampling/Promotional Activities for Retailers
Wholesalers may now offer tastings at their permit premises under specified conditions.
09/13/2021, Oregon Control, 14. Direct Shipments to Consumers and/or Retailers
Updated to report enhanced sales and delivery privileges for on-premise retail licensees. Also, mixed drinks and single servings of wine may be sold to-go effective January 1, 2022.
09/13/2021, Oregon Open, 14. Direct Shipments to Consumers and/or Retailers
Updated to report enhanced sales and delivery privileges for on-premise retail licensees. Also, mixed drinks and single servings of wine may be sold to-go effective January 1, 2022.
09/13/2021, Maryland/Montgomery County, 17.7 COVID-19 Regulatory Relief
Cocktails to go allowed until June 30, 2023.
09/13/2021, Connecticut, 17.7 COVID-19 Regulatory Relief
Restaurants and hotels allowed to sell alcohol by the drink for off-premises consumption through June 3, 2024.
09/10/2021, Oklahoma, 1. Contact
OK ABLE moved to a new location 7/1/21.
09/03/2021, Massachusetts, 10. Franchise Laws/Wholesaler Registration Requirements
Updated with new small brewer exemption from the franchise law.
08/25/2021, Illinois, 17.7 COVID-19 Regulatory Relief
Takeout and delivery of mixed drinks expanded and extended until January 3, 2024.
08/25/2021, Illinois, 14. Direct Shipments to Consumers and/or Retailers
Added a reference to Section 17.7.1 describing provisions for cocktails to go in effect until 2024.
08/16/2021, Vermont Control, 17.7 COVID-19 Regulatory Relief
Temporary changes implemented due to the coronavirus pandemic.
08/16/2021, Vermont Open, 17.7 COVID-19 Regulatory Relief
Temporary changes implemented due to the coronavirus pandemic.
08/16/2021, Illinois, 10. Franchise Laws/Wholesaler Registration Requirements
Updated with new instructions for terminating and amending distribution rights.
08/16/2021, Mississippi Control, 14. Direct Shipments to Consumers and/or Retailers
Delivery service permit established July 1, 2021.
08/16/2021, Ohio Open, 14. Direct Shipments to Consumers and/or Retailers
Direct-to-consumer shipping license now available to wineries producing 250,000 gallons or more a year, and requirements have been established for fulfillment houses shipping for larger wineries. Subsections on sales to retailers and personal importation were also updated.
08/09/2021, New Mexico, 5. Size Restrictions
The off-premises sale of containers of fewer than 3 fluid ounces of spirits, commonly referred to as “miniatures,” is prohibited.
08/09/2021, New Mexico, 17.1 Sunday Sales
Updated to reflect changes in the hours for Sunday sales.
08/09/2021, New Mexico, 15.16 Commercial Bribery: Incentives to Retailers and Their Employees
Updated to include retailers in commercial bribery prohibitions.
08/09/2021, New Mexico, 15.9 Sampling/Promotional Activities for Consumers
Updated to reflect the availability of a permit allowing out-of-state wineries to participate in regional tastings and competitions.
08/03/2021, Oregon Control, 1. Contact
Updated to reflect new name of OLCC and add toll-free number.
08/03/2021, Montana Open, 17.6 Growlers
Updated to reflect a change in the definition of "growler" and additional licensees authorized to sell growlers.
08/03/2021, Oregon Open, 1. Contact
Updated to reflect new name of OLCC and add toll-free number.
08/03/2021, Montana Control, 17.6 Growlers
Updated to reflect a change in the definition of "growler" and additional licensees authorized to sell growlers.
08/03/2021, Colorado, 17.7 COVID-19 Regulatory Relief
Updated to reflect provisions of HB 1027, which modified the takeout and delivery requirements through June 2025.
08/02/2021, Arizona, 15.9 Sampling/Promotional Activities for Consumers
Updated to reflect increased limit for samples of beer or cooler products at on-premise establishments.
08/02/2021, Arkansas, 3. Label/Product Registration for Suppliers
Sale of ready-to-drink spirit-based products now allowed.
08/02/2021, West Virginia Open, 17.6 Growlers
Updated for changes in allowable size of growlers and licensees allowed to fill growlers.
08/01/2021, New Jersey, 2. Supplier Licenses
Updated to add that New Jersey Out-of-State Winery licensees may employ licensed solicitors.
07/09/2021, Kansas, 17.1 Sunday Sales
Updated to reflect expanded hours of sale on Sunday.
07/09/2021, Iowa Open, 14. Direct Shipments to Consumers and/or Retailers
Iowa retailers may now use third parties to make deliveries to consumers' residences.
07/09/2021, Iowa Control, 14. Direct Shipments to Consumers and/or Retailers
Iowa retailers may now use third parties to make deliveries to consumers' residences.
07/09/2021, Florida, 1. Contact
Updated to reflect changes in contact information for the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services and the Department of State - Secretary of State.
07/09/2021, Washington, 1. Contact
Updated contact information for Business Licensing Services.
07/09/2021, Kansas, 1. Contact
Updated contact information for the KS Secretary of State.
07/09/2021, Delaware, 1. Contact
Updated to reflect changes in contact information for the Dept. of Safety and Homeland Security - Division of Alcohol and Tobacco Enforcement; added URL for the DE ABC homepage.
07/09/2021, Georgia, 1. Contact
Updated to reflect changes in contact information for the GA Department of Revenue, Field Services Division and GA Secretary of State address.
07/08/2021, Nebraska, 7. Excise Tax Rates
Updated to add gallonage surcharge imposed on ready-to-drink cocktails.
07/08/2021, Idaho Open, 2. Supplier Licenses
Updated to provide that licenses expire 12 months from the date issued.
07/08/2021, Idaho Control, 2. Supplier Licenses
Updated to provide that licenses expire 12 months from the date issued.
07/08/2021, Iowa Open, 17.1 Sunday Sales
Hours of sale on Sunday expanded.
07/08/2021, Idaho Open, 7. Excise Tax Rates
Updated to reflect new provisions for the allowable alcoholic content of beer, and new tax rates.
07/08/2021, Iowa Control, 17.1 Sunday Sales
Hours of sale on Sunday expanded.
07/07/2021, Tennessee, 17.7 COVID-19 Regulatory Relief
Alcoholic beverage carryout service by on-premise retailers authorized until July 1, 2023.
07/07/2021, Florida, 14. Direct Shipments to Consumers and/or Retailers
Updated to describe economic nexus requirements that impose liability for sales taxes on remote sellers, and expanded delivery by retailer privileges.
07/07/2021, West Virginia Open, 7. Excise Tax Rates
Updated to add new taxes and tax credits for hard cider.
06/18/2021, Georgia, 14. Direct Shipments to Consumers and/or Retailers
Georgia retailers may provide "online curbside pickup" services, and on-premise retailers may sell cocktails-to-go.
06/18/2021, Arkansas, 1. Contact
Updated to reflect new physical address of the Alcoholic Beverage Control Division.
06/16/2021, South Dakota, 14. Direct Shipments to Consumers and/or Retailers
Updated to describe new special order procedure for spirits now available in South Dakota.
06/08/2021, Wisconsin, 14. Direct Shipments to Consumers and/or Retailers
Cocktails to go now allowed.
06/03/2021, Wyoming Control, 14. Direct Shipments to Consumers and/or Retailers
Wyoming retailers have shipment and delivery privileges and the quantity of wine allowed to be shipped DTC has been increased effective July 1, 2021.
05/28/2021, North Carolina Open, 7. Excise Tax Rates
Updated to provide that cider is taxed as unfortified wine irrespective of alcohol content.
05/13/2021, Alaska, 17.7 COVID-19 Regulatory Relief
Updated to reflect official ending of COVID temporary privileges.
05/03/2021, Washington, 3. Label/Product Registration for Suppliers
Updated to add new policy governing the approval of alcohol-infused frozen products for sale in Washington.
04/05/2021, Texas, 16.10 Sponsorship/Stadiums/Arenas
Citations and provisions updated.
03/29/2021, Texas, 16.6 Cooperative Advertising
Citations updated.
03/29/2021, Montana Open, 7. Excise Tax Rates
Definition of "beer" expanded to include malt beverages made by fermenting malt substitutes; maximum ABV for hard cider increased to 8.5%.
03/29/2021, Texas, 15.11 Services to Retailers/Shelf Stocking Activities
Citations updated and expanded.
03/29/2021, California, 14. Direct Shipments to Consumers and/or Retailers
Updates the Proposition 65 requirements for shipments of alcoholic beverages to CA addresses; new subsection added to cover the sales tax requirements for Marketplace Facilitators and their relationship to ABC licensees.
03/29/2021, Texas, 15.7 Product Donations to Charities and Non-Profits
Citations updated.
03/29/2021, Montana Control, 7. Excise Tax Rates
Definition of "beer" expanded to include malt beverages made by fermenting malt substitutes; maximum ABV for hard cider increased to 8.5%.
03/18/2021, Utah Control, 17.7 COVID-19 Regulatory Relief
Temporary changes implemented due to the coronavirus pandemic.
03/17/2021, Pennsylvania Control, 7. Excise Tax Rates
Legislation effective 1/25/2021 allows fermented fruit beverages registered as malt beverages to be labeled and marketed as "wine-based" or a "wine product" under certain conditions.
03/15/2021, Ohio Open, 0. Introduction
Updated to allow for the sale and distribution of distilled spirits "pods" in Ohio.
03/15/2021, Ohio Control, 0. Introduction
Updated to allow for the sale and distribution of distilled spirits "pods" in Ohio.
03/15/2021, Wyoming Control, 1. Contact
Updated phone numbers for the Wyoming Liquor Division.
02/26/2021, Wyoming Control, 17.7 COVID-19 Regulatory Relief
Temporary changes implemented due to the coronavirus pandemic.
02/26/2021, Wyoming Control, 2. Supplier Licenses
The residency requirement for industry representatives has been repealed effective July 1, 2021.
02/12/2021, Maryland/Montgomery County, 10. Franchise Laws/Wholesaler Registration Requirements
Updated to include the decision of Maryland courts that a stock change in a grandparent corporation does not create a successor beer manufacturer who may terminate a beer distribution franchise.
02/12/2021, Ohio Open, 10. Franchise Laws/Wholesaler Registration Requirements
Updated with a court decision concerning the effect of contractual notice requirements in the event of merger or acquisition of supplier.
02/07/2021, Ohio Control, 17.6 Growlers
Updated to add the requirements for selling beer in growlers.
02/07/2021, Ohio Control, 15.14 Glassware Sales to Retailers
Updated to reflect additional new privileges.
02/07/2021, Ohio Open, 17.6 Growlers
Updated to add the requirements for selling beer in growlers.
02/07/2021, Ohio Open, 15.14 Glassware Sales to Retailers
Updated to reflect additional new privileges.
01/22/2021, Ohio Control, 14. Direct Shipments to Consumers and/or Retailers
The sale by on-premise retailers of alcoholic beverages by the drink to-go or for delivery, and the delivery to consumers of spirits in original containers by the DLC is now permanently allowed.
01/21/2021, Nebraska, 1. Contact
Contact information for Liquor Control Commission, Department of Revenue, and Secretary of State updated.
01/04/2021, Oregon Control, 17.7 COVID-19 Regulatory Relief
Sales and delivery of mixed drinks and single servings of wine to-go allowed through the end of the COVID state of emergency.
01/04/2021, Iowa Control, 6. Promotional Allowances Offered to Wholesalers or Control State Agencies
Updated to incorporate guidance on quantity discounts.
01/04/2021, South Carolina, 15.8 Sampling/Promotional Activities for Retailers
Updated to reflect newly added additional sampling privileges.
01/04/2021, Texas, 3. Label/Product Registration for Suppliers
Updated to reflect changes in Texas ABC's product registration requirements and process.
01/04/2021, Oregon Open, 17.7 COVID-19 Regulatory Relief
Sales and delivery of mixed drinks and single servings of wine to-go allowed through the end of the COVID state of emergency.
01/04/2021, Colorado, 15.8 Sampling/Promotional Activities for Retailers
Updated to add provisions for wholesaler-sponsored tasting events for retailers.
12/29/2020, Colorado, 15.14 Glassware Sales to Retailers
Citation updated.
12/23/2020, Colorado, 17.4 Product Returns
Updated to provide new regulation on when wholesalers may accept product returns.
12/23/2020, Colorado, 15.11 Services to Retailers/Shelf Stocking Activities
Updated to add final version of regulation on services that can be provided to retailers.
12/23/2020, Iowa Control, 17.7 COVID-19 Regulatory Relief
Additional changes implemented due to the coronavirus pandemic, some of which have been made permanent.
12/23/2020, Iowa Open, 17.7 COVID-19 Regulatory Relief
Additional changes implemented due to the coronavirus pandemic, some of which have been made permanent.
12/23/2020, Kentucky, 1. Contact
Updated contact information for the KY ABC and the Department of Revenue.
12/21/2020, New Hampshire Control, 2. Supplier Licenses
Updated to add that NH beverage vendor licensees may sell specialty beverages and vendors must register with the NH Secretary of State.
12/21/2020, Oregon Open, 8. Reporting Requirements for Suppliers
Shipment reports for CERA licensees now required to be submitted online.
12/21/2020, Mississippi Control, 15.9 Sampling/Promotional Activities for Consumers
Updated to report the availability of Wine Festival Permits to in-state and out-of-state wineries.
12/21/2020, Iowa Open, 1. Contact
Updated to correct Department of Commerce address.
12/21/2020, Iowa Control, 1. Contact
Updated to correct Department of Commerce address and add Secretary of State website.
12/18/2020, Idaho Open, 4. Pricing
Updated to add that discrimination in pricing and terms between distributors is not permitted.
12/14/2020, Kansas, 17.4 Product Returns
Updated to add provisions relating to returns by wholesalers and expand provisions related to retailers, and add citations.
12/14/2020, Kansas, 17.3 Private Labels
Citation updated.
12/14/2020, Kansas, 17.5 Distilled Spirits Infusions
Citation updated.
12/14/2020, Kansas, 16.6 Cooperative Advertising
Citations updated.
12/10/2020, Kansas, 16.10 Sponsorship/Stadiums/Arenas
Updated per current version of ABC’s online “Handbook for Supplier Permits,” accessed 10/1/2020.
12/10/2020, Kansas, 16.4 Television Advertising
Updated per current version of ABC’s online “Handbook for Supplier Permits,” accessed 10/1/2020.
12/10/2020, Kansas, 16.3 Radio Advertising
Updated per current version of ABC’s online “Handbook for Supplier Permits,” accessed 10/1/2020.
12/10/2020, Kansas, 16.2 Signs Outside Licensed Premises
Citations updated.
12/10/2020, Kansas, 16.1 Signs Inside Licensed Premises
Citations updated.
12/10/2020, Kansas, 15.16 Commercial Bribery: Incentives to Retailers and Their Employees
Updated to expand provisions reported.
12/10/2020, Kansas, 15.15 Equipment - Sales to Retailers
Various provisions updated.
12/10/2020, Kansas, 15.14 Glassware Sales to Retailers
Updated per current version of ABC’s online “Handbook for Supplier Permits,” accessed 10/1/2020.
12/10/2020, Kansas, 4. Pricing
Updated to add clarifications and additional citations.
12/09/2020, California, 15.8 Sampling/Promotional Activities for Retailers
Section updated to add other supplier licensees who may conduct educational activities for retailers.
12/08/2020, Kansas, 15.1 Displays, Dealer Loaders, POS Materials
Citations and other additional information added.
12/08/2020, Kansas, 10. Franchise Laws/Wholesaler Registration Requirements
Article revised to reflect updated guidance in ABC's 2020 Handbook for Supplier Permits.
12/08/2020, Kansas, 3. Label/Product Registration for Suppliers
Article revised to add additional information.
12/07/2020, North Dakota, 2. Supplier Licenses
Updated to indicate that Beverage Supplier License does not expire.
11/20/2020, Kansas, 15.11 Services to Retailers/Shelf Stocking Activities
Citation updated.
11/20/2020, Kansas, 15.4 Consumer Merchandise Offers (Self-Liquidators)
Citations updated.
11/20/2020, Kansas, 15.2 Mail-In Refund Offers
Citations updated.
11/20/2020, Kansas, 15.3 Coupons Redeemable by Retailers
Citations updated.
11/18/2020, Kansas, 15.12 Wine Lists/Drink Lists/Table Tents
Citation updated.
11/18/2020, Kansas, 15.10 Trade Shows, Conventions or Trade Associations - Participation in
Citation updated.
11/18/2020, Kansas, 15.7 Product Donations to Charities and Non-Profits
Citation updated.
11/18/2020, Kansas, 15.6 Consumer Contests
Updated to add additional details from Policy Memorandum 2016-1.
11/18/2020, Kansas, 15.5 Consumer Sweepstakes
Updated to add additional details from Policy Memorandum 2016-1.
11/18/2020, Kansas, 15.13 Advertising Specialties/Novelties
Revised article to provide additional information on the use of advertising specialties.
11/11/2020, Mississippi Control, 17.7 COVID-19 Regulatory Relief
Temporary changes implemented due to the coronavirus pandemic.
11/11/2020, Kansas, 15. Trade Practice Activities
Revised to reflect the State's adoption of federal regulations.
11/11/2020, Kansas, 9. Credit to Licensees
Citation added.
11/11/2020, New Mexico, 17.7 COVID-19 Regulatory Relief
Temporary changes implemented due to the coronavirus pandemic.
11/11/2020, South Dakota, 17.7 COVID-19 Regulatory Relief
Temporary changes implemented due to the coronavirus pandemic.
11/11/2020, West Virginia Open, 17.7 COVID-19 Regulatory Relief
Temporary changes implemented due to the coronavirus pandemic.
11/11/2020, West Virginia Control, 17.7 COVID-19 Regulatory Relief
Temporary changes implemented due to the coronavirus pandemic.
11/11/2020, New York, 16.1 Signs Inside Licensed Premises
Corrected to remove the size limit of 1200 square inches which was rescinded in 2015.
10/29/2020, New York, 14. Direct Shipments to Consumers and/or Retailers
Updated to correct the fee and duration of the New York Out-of-State Direct Shipper’s License.
10/05/2020, Michigan Control, 14. Direct Shipments to Consumers and/or Retailers
Updated to reflect new statutory provisions extending delivery privileges to on-premise retailers.
10/05/2020, Michigan Control, 17.7 COVID-19 Regulatory Relief
On-premise retailers may sell and delivery alcoholic beverages in qualified containers through December 31, 2025.
10/05/2020, Michigan Open, 17.7 COVID-19 Regulatory Relief
On-premise retailers may sell and delivery alcoholic beverages in qualified containers through December 31, 2025.
10/05/2020, Georgia, 17.7 COVID-19 Regulatory Relief
Updated to reflect permanent changes in delivery privileges for off-premise retailers.
10/04/2020, Michigan Open, 10. Franchise Laws/Wholesaler Registration Requirements
Section updated with new provisions relating to brand extensions and the period of time a supplier needs to withdraw from the state to terminate a franchise.
10/01/2020, Washington, 2. Supplier Licenses
The Washington Business Licensing Service has raised its processing fee for initial registrations.
09/30/2020, West Virginia Open, 15.9 Sampling/Promotional Activities for Consumers
Out-of-state wineries may obtain temporary one-day licenses allowing the tasting and off-premise sale of wine at special nonprofit events in West Virginia.
09/30/2020, West Virginia Control, 15.9 Sampling/Promotional Activities for Consumers
Out-of-state wineries may obtain temporary one-day licenses allowing the tasting and off-premise sale of wine at special nonprofit events in West Virginia.
09/23/2020, Minnesota, 2. Supplier Licenses
License fees updated to reflect current fee schedule.
09/20/2020, Utah Control, 16. Advertising
Advertising that promotes the intoxicating effects of alcohol or emphasize the alcohol content is prohibited.
09/18/2020, Iowa Open, 15.7 Product Donations to Charities and Non-Profits
Updated to add information on charity auction and event permits and add additional citations.
09/18/2020, Iowa Control, 17.6 Growlers
Updated to add provisions for wine growlers and sales of growlers by telephone or other electronic means.
09/18/2020, Iowa Open, 17.6 Growlers
Updated to add provisions for wine growlers and sales of growlers by telephone or other electronic means.
09/18/2020, Iowa Control, 15.7 Product Donations to Charities and Non-Profits
Updated to add information on charity auction and event permits and add additional citations.
09/18/2020, Georgia, 15.9 Sampling/Promotional Activities for Consumers
Public tastings of wine, malt beverages, and distilled spirits are now allowed at Georgia package stores.
09/18/2020, Georgia, 15.8 Sampling/Promotional Activities for Retailers
Sampling of retailers is now permitted.
09/15/2020, Louisiana, 5. Size Restrictions
Spirits may now be sold in 50 ml bottles.
09/15/2020, Georgia, 17.1 Sunday Sales
Sunday sales allowed at off-premise establishments.
07/13/2020, Idaho Control, 1. Contact
Updated address to reflect the P.O. Box mailing address is no longer valid.
07/09/2020, Wisconsin, 1. Contact
Updated Department of Revenue’s Alcohol and Tobacco Enforcement phone and fax numbers. Added Sale, Use and Withholding Section contact information. Updated Secretary of State email address.
07/05/2020, Virginia Open, 15.9 Sampling/Promotional Activities for Consumers
Allowable sample sizes updated.
06/30/2020, West Virginia Open, 15.15 Equipment - Sales to Retailers
Updated to add provisions for beer and beer distributors
06/30/2020, West Virginia Open, 15.11 Services to Retailers/Shelf Stocking Activities
Updated to add provisions for beer and beer distributors
06/29/2020, Oklahoma, 16.6 Cooperative Advertising
Updated to reflect specific privileges granted to beer manufacturers and distributors.
06/29/2020, Oklahoma, 16.2 Signs Outside Licensed Premises
Updated to reflect specific privileges granted to beer manufacturers and distributors.
06/29/2020, Oklahoma, 15.17 Combination Packages (On-Packs, Gift Packs, etc.)
Provisions updated.
06/29/2020, Oklahoma, 15.16 Commercial Bribery: Incentives to Retailers and Their Employees
Updated to reflect specific privileges granted to beer manufacturers and distributors.
06/29/2020, West Virginia Open, 16.10 Sponsorship/Stadiums/Arenas
Updated to add provisions for beer and beer distributors
06/29/2020, West Virginia Open, 16.5 Advertising in Other Media
Updated to provide additional forms of media which may be used for wine and malt beverages and limits on rule making authority
06/29/2020, West Virginia Open, 16.1 Signs Inside Licensed Premises
Updated to add provisions for beer and beer distributors
06/29/2020, West Virginia Open, 15.16 Commercial Bribery: Incentives to Retailers and Their Employees
Updated to add provisions for beer and beer distributors
06/29/2020, West Virginia Open, 15.6 Consumer Contests
Updated to add provisions for beer and beer distributors
06/22/2020, Idaho Control, 15.9 Sampling/Promotional Activities for Consumers
Distilled spirits tastings are now allowed at state liquor stores.
06/22/2020, Maine Control, 2. Supplier Licenses
A certificate of approval is now required for out-of-state spirits suppliers.
06/22/2020, Minnesota, 14. Direct Shipments to Consumers and/or Retailers
Reports an update of the threshold at which remote sellers become liable for MN sales tax.
06/22/2020, Oklahoma, 17.4 Product Returns
Updated to provide for conditions on returns by retailers to wholesalers.
06/22/2020, Maine Open, 11. Tied House Restrictions
Reflects amendments to the law governing the relationships between supplier, wholesaler, and retailer licensees.
06/22/2020, Oklahoma, 15.15 Equipment - Sales to Retailers
Provisions updated.
06/22/2020, Oklahoma, 15.11 Services to Retailers/Shelf Stocking Activities
Updated to reflect specific privileges granted to beer manufacturers and distributors.
06/22/2020, Oklahoma, 15.10 Trade Shows, Conventions or Trade Associations - Participation in
Updated to reflect specific privileges granted to beer manufacturers and distributors.
06/22/2020, Oklahoma, 15.8 Sampling/Promotional Activities for Retailers
Updated to reflect specific privileges granted to beer manufacturers and distributors.
06/22/2020, Oklahoma, 15.7 Product Donations to Charities and Non-Profits
Updated to reflect specific privileges granted to beer manufacturers and distributors.
06/22/2020, Oklahoma, 15.6 Consumer Contests
Updated to reflect specific privileges granted to beer manufacturers and distributors.
06/22/2020, Oklahoma, 15.5 Consumer Sweepstakes
Updated to reflect specific privileges granted to beer manufacturers and distributors.
06/22/2020, Oklahoma, 15.2 Mail-In Refund Offers
Updated to reflect specific privileges granted to beer manufacturers and distributors.
06/22/2020, Oklahoma, 15.1 Displays, Dealer Loaders, POS Materials
Updated to reflect specific privileges granted to beer manufacturers and distributors, and provisions for POS materials added.
06/22/2020, Oklahoma, 15. Trade Practice Activities
Oklahoma's definition of "inducement" added.
06/22/2020, Oklahoma, 9. Credit to Licensees
Updated to add prohibition on credit to retailers.
06/22/2020, Oklahoma, 4. Pricing
Updated to reflect changes in the supplier price posting requirement, non-discrimination in pricing and citation on prohibition for providing free goods.
06/17/2020, Kentucky, 17.7 COVID-19 Regulatory Relief
Temporary changes implemented due to the coronavirus pandemic.
06/17/2020, Indiana, 17.7 COVID-19 Regulatory Relief
Temporary changes implemented due to the coronavirus pandemic.
06/16/2020, District of Columbia, 13. At Rest Law
At rest law adopted.
06/16/2020, Kentucky, 15.2 Mail-In Refund Offers
Mail in rebates on malt beverages now allowed.
06/04/2020, Minnesota, 17.7 COVID-19 Regulatory Relief
Temporary changes implemented due to the coronavirus pandemic.
06/04/2020, New Hampshire Control, 17.7 COVID-19 Regulatory Relief
Temporary changes implemented due to the coronavirus pandemic.
06/03/2020, Ohio Control, 17.7 COVID-19 Regulatory Relief
Temporary changes implemented due to the coronavirus pandemic.
06/01/2020, Pennsylvania Control, 17.7 COVID-19 Regulatory Relief
Temporary changes implemented due to the coronavirus pandemic.
06/01/2020, Nevada, 17.7 COVID-19 Regulatory Relief
Temporary changes implemented due to the coronavirus pandemic.
06/01/2020, Ohio Open, 17.7 COVID-19 Regulatory Relief
Temporary changes implemented due to the coronavirus pandemic.
05/19/2020, North Carolina Control, 17.7 COVID-19 Regulatory Relief
Temporary changes implemented due to the coronavirus pandemic.
05/19/2020, North Carolina Open, 17.7 COVID-19 Regulatory Relief
Temporary changes implemented due to the coronavirus pandemic.
05/15/2020, Idaho Control, 17.7 COVID-19 Regulatory Relief
Temporary changes implemented due to the coronavirus pandemic.
05/14/2020, Wisconsin, 17.7 COVID-19 Regulatory Relief
Temporary changes implemented due to the coronavirus pandemic.
05/14/2020, South Carolina, 17.7 COVID-19 Regulatory Relief
Temporary changes implemented due to the coronavirus pandemic.
05/14/2020, Missouri, 17.7 COVID-19 Regulatory Relief
Temporary changes implemented due to the coronavirus pandemic.
05/14/2020, Idaho Open, 17.7 COVID-19 Regulatory Relief
Temporary changes implemented due to the coronavirus pandemic.
05/14/2020, Louisiana, 17.7 COVID-19 Regulatory Relief
Temporary changes implemented due to the coronavirus pandemic.
04/28/2020, Texas, 17.7 COVID-19 Regulatory Relief
Temporary changes implemented due to the coronavirus pandemic.
04/27/2020, Florida, 17.7 COVID-19 Regulatory Relief
Temporary changes implemented due to the coronavirus pandemic.
04/23/2020, Alabama Open, 17.7 COVID-19 Regulatory Relief
Temporary changes implemented due to the coronavirus pandemic.
04/23/2020, Alabama Control, 17.7 COVID-19 Regulatory Relief
Temporary changes implemented due to the coronavirus pandemic.
04/23/2020, Arizona, 17.7 COVID-19 Regulatory Relief
Temporary changes implemented due to the coronavirus pandemic.
04/23/2020, Arkansas, 17.7 COVID-19 Regulatory Relief
Temporary changes implemented due to the coronavirus pandemic.
04/06/2020, Florida, 16.5 Advertising in Other Media
Updated to reflect prohibition on social media advertising of vendor events by suppliers.
04/06/2020, Florida, 15.9 Sampling/Promotional Activities for Consumers
Expanded to clarify prohibition against manufacturer participation in wine and spirits tastings on retail premises.
03/31/2020, Arkansas, 2. Supplier Licenses
Requirements by State for Out of State Suppliers updated to reflect repeal of requirement for sales representative licensing.
03/31/2020, Oklahoma, 10. Franchise Laws/Wholesaler Registration Requirements
Updated to add definitions of "designated products" and "designated wholesalers."
03/30/2020, New Hampshire Control, 3. Label/Product Registration for Suppliers
Updated to reflect introduction of a product approval form for malt beverages and other alcoholic beverages not over 6% ABV.
03/30/2020, South Dakota, 15.18 Loyalty Programs Offered to Consumers
Added provisions for the retailer loyalty and reward programs to consumers.
03/27/2020, New Hampshire Control, 16.2 Signs Outside Licensed Premises
Updated to add the exemption for neon signs.
03/27/2020, Michigan Open, 15.9 Sampling/Promotional Activities for Consumers
Added new subsection 15.9.5 covering Special License for spirits tasting events conducted by supplier trade organization.
03/27/2020, Hawaii, 15.16 Commercial Bribery: Incentives to Retailers and Their Employees
Content added.
03/27/2020, Michigan Control, 15.9 Sampling/Promotional Activities for Consumers
Added new Section 15.9.5 for Special License for spirits tasting events conducted by supplier trade organization.
03/26/2020, Indiana, 15.3 Coupons Redeemable by Retailers
Updated to add conditions under which IRCs may be offered.
03/26/2020, Missouri, 3. Label/Product Registration for Suppliers
Updated to incorporate ATC's adjustments of brand label registration requirements.
03/26/2020, Pennsylvania Control, 15.5 Consumer Sweepstakes
Article updated per PLCB Advisory Opinion re Tres Agaves and Travelzoo Sweepstakes dated March 2, 2020.
03/25/2020, South Carolina, 2. Supplier Licenses
Note added re avoiding liability for annual corporate reporting.
03/25/2020, South Carolina, 14. Direct Shipments to Consumers and/or Retailers
Note added re avoiding liability for annual corporate reporting.
03/24/2020, New York, 15.9 Sampling/Promotional Activities for Consumers
Updated to reflect current parameters for tastings under marketing permits.
03/22/2020, South Dakota, 1. Contact
Links for further research added.
03/21/2020, North Carolina Open, 16.2 Signs Outside Licensed Premises
Exception added to allow POS materials which are visible outside the venue to be displayed within certain sports or entertainment venues.
03/21/2020, North Carolina Open, 15.3 Coupons Redeemable by Retailers
Updated to add details and limits on discounts offered by retailers.
03/12/2020, North Carolina Control, 15.2 Mail-In Refund Offers
Updated to reflect regulatory amendment allowing redemption via an electronic procedure or software application.
03/06/2020, Arizona, 8. Reporting Requirements for Suppliers
Article revised to include consolidated reporting by holders of both supplier and direct-to-consumer licenses.
03/06/2020, Texas, 15.8 Sampling/Promotional Activities for Retailers
Updated to provide the new rules on how samples of distilled spirits provided to retailers are to be acquired and taxed.
02/19/2020, Massachusetts, 14. Direct Shipments to Consumers and/or Retailers
Annual shipping report to the MA ABCC now done online by spreadsheet upload.
01/07/2020, Texas, 16.9 Billboard Advertising
Updated in accordance with new guidance from TABC.
01/07/2020, Texas, 16.2 Signs Outside Licensed Premises
Citation to Marketing Practices Advisory added.
12/29/2019, Colorado, 15.15 Equipment - Sales to Retailers
Citations updated.
12/26/2019, Massachusetts, 15.16 Commercial Bribery: Incentives to Retailers and Their Employees
Added provisions and citations for the rule prohibiting inducements.
12/23/2019, Georgia, 10. Franchise Laws/Wholesaler Registration Requirements
Added the procedure for giving notice of the withdrawal of a brand from Georgia.
12/23/2019, Georgia, 3. Label/Product Registration for Suppliers
Updated to provide for brand registration after a brand has been withdrawn from the market for 4 or more years.
12/23/2019, Georgia, 2. Supplier Licenses
Updated to add privileges of Solicitor's Permit.
12/20/2019, Washington, 6. Promotional Allowances Offered to Wholesalers or Control State Agencies
Cautionary note added regarding discounts.
12/20/2019, Washington, 4. Pricing
Additional citations and details on Court of Appeal ruling added. Section on channel pricing added.
12/17/2019, Texas, 17.4 Product Returns
Added guidance from TABC on the allowable circumstances for exchanges and refunds between retailers, wholesalers, and distributors.
12/12/2019, Michigan Control, 3. Label/Product Registration for Suppliers
Note added about approval process for mixed spirit drinks (spirits coolers).
12/12/2019, Michigan Open, 3. Label/Product Registration for Suppliers
The Commission may seize or destroy non-compliant products.
12/12/2019, Washington, 17.5 Distilled Spirits Infusions
Updated to reflect new guidance from the Liquor and Cannabis Board on the legality of distilled spirits infusions.
12/12/2019, Washington, 8. Reporting Requirements for Suppliers
Updated to include the requirement to pay B&O tax when gross revenues from Washington exceed the statutory limit, and report an updated threshold.
11/27/2019, North Carolina Control, 11. Tied House Restrictions
Updated to reflect changes in the interests suppliers may have in wholesalers.
11/27/2019, North Carolina Open, 4. Pricing
Updated to add subtopic "Channel Pricing."
11/27/2019, North Carolina Open, 3. Label/Product Registration for Suppliers
Fee for registration malt beverage and wine products no longer required.
10/08/2019, Maine Control, 15.7 Product Donations to Charities and Non-Profits
Updated to add additional industry members who may make donations and the organizations that may accept donations.
10/08/2019, Ohio Control, 5. Size Restrictions
Additional detail added regarding container sizes allowed for distilled spirits.
10/08/2019, South Carolina, 7. Excise Tax Rates
Excise tax rates for wine re-stated in terms of liters rather than gallons.
10/08/2019, Virginia Control, 17.5 Distilled Spirits Infusions
Digest entry corrected.
10/08/2019, Virginia Control, 17.2 Happy Hour Restrictions
Licensees allowed to advertise drink specials and happy hours.
10/08/2019, Virginia Control, 17.1 Sunday Sales
Longer hours of sales allowed at government stores; government stores to be closed on New Year’s Day.
10/08/2019, Maine Open, 15.7 Product Donations to Charities and Non-Profits
Updated to add additional industry members who may make donations and the organizations that may accept donations.
10/08/2019, North Carolina Control, 7. Excise Tax Rates
Markup formula updated.
10/08/2019, North Carolina Control, 6. Promotional Allowances Offered to Wholesalers or Control State Agencies
SPA formula updated.
10/08/2019, Virginia Open, 17.5 Distilled Spirits Infusions
Digest entry corrected.
10/08/2019, Virginia Open, 17.2 Happy Hour Restrictions
Licensees allowed to advertise drink specials and happy hours.
10/08/2019, Kentucky, 2. Supplier Licenses
Citations added.
10/07/2019, Maine Control, 15.3 Coupons Redeemable by Retailers
Coupons may now be offered by the Bureau, and may be made available on the Bureau’s, the supplier’s, or the manufacturer’s website or other digital platforms.
10/07/2019, Louisiana, 15.11 Services to Retailers/Shelf Stocking Activities
The privilege of providing certain services to retailers extended to wholesalers and suppliers of malt beverages and cider.
10/07/2019, Pennsylvania Control, 17.2 Happy Hour Restrictions
Article updated in accordance with Advisory Notice No 10 (7th Revision) dated 5/17/19 and/or document on Unlawful Activities dated 8/19/19 distributed to licensees and posted on the Board’s website.
10/07/2019, Pennsylvania Control, 16.12 Miscellaneous Advertising-Related Information
Article updated in accordance with Advisory Notice No 10 (7th Revision) dated 5/17/19 and/or document on Unlawful Activities dated 8/19/19 distributed to licensees and posted on the Board’s website.
10/07/2019, Pennsylvania Control, 16.7 Direct Mail to Consumers
Article updated in accordance with Advisory Notice No 10 (7th Revision) dated 5/17/19 and/or document on Unlawful Activities dated 8/19/19 distributed to licensees and posted on the Board’s website.
10/07/2019, Pennsylvania Control, 16.6 Cooperative Advertising
Article updated in accordance with Advisory Notice No 10 (7th Revision) dated 5/17/19 and/or document on Unlawful Activities dated 8/19/19 distributed to licensees and posted on the Board’s website.
10/07/2019, Pennsylvania Control, 16.2 Signs Outside Licensed Premises
Article updated in accordance with Advisory Notice No 10 (7th Revision) dated 5/17/19 and/or document on Unlawful Activities dated 8/19/19 distributed to licensees and posted on the Board’s website.
10/07/2019, Pennsylvania Control, 16.1 Signs Inside Licensed Premises
Article updated in accordance with Advisory Notice No 10 (7th Revision) dated 5/17/19 and/or document on Unlawful Activities dated 8/19/19 distributed to licensees and posted on the Board’s website.
10/07/2019, Pennsylvania Control, 16. Advertising
Citation updated to refer to Advisory Notice No 10 (7th Revision) dated 5/17/19.
10/07/2019, Pennsylvania Control, 15.16 Commercial Bribery: Incentives to Retailers and Their Employees
Article updated in accordance with Advisory Notice No 10 (7th Revision) dated 5/17/19 and/or document on Unlawful Activities dated 8/19/19 distributed to licensees and posted on the Board’s website.
10/07/2019, Pennsylvania Control, 15.15 Equipment - Sales to Retailers
Article updated in accordance with Advisory Notice No 10 (7th Revision) dated 5/17/19 and/or document on Unlawful Activities dated 8/19/19 distributed to licensees and posted on the Board’s website. (Updated citation only.)
10/07/2019, Pennsylvania Control, 15.13 Advertising Specialties/Novelties
Article updated in accordance with Advisory Notice No 10 (7th Revision) dated 5/17/19 and/or document on Unlawful Activities dated 8/19/19 distributed to licensees and posted on the Board’s website.
10/07/2019, Pennsylvania Control, 15.12 Wine Lists/Drink Lists/Table Tents
Article updated in accordance with Advisory Notice No 10 (7th Revision) dated 5/17/19 and/or document on Unlawful Activities dated 8/19/19 distributed to licensees and posted on the Board’s website.
10/07/2019, Pennsylvania Control, 15.9 Sampling/Promotional Activities for Consumers
Updated with new link to Malt Beverages Distributors FAQ webpage in Section 15.9.3.
10/07/2019, Pennsylvania Control, 15.8 Sampling/Promotional Activities for Retailers
Article updated in accordance with Advisory Notice No 10 (7th Revision) dated 5/17/19 and/or document on Unlawful Activities dated 8/19/19 distributed to licensees and posted on the Board’s website.
10/07/2019, Pennsylvania Control, 15.6 Consumer Contests
Article updated in accordance with Advisory Notice No 10 (7th Revision) dated 5/17/19 and/or document on Unlawful Activities dated 8/19/19 distributed to licensees and posted on the Board’s website.
10/07/2019, Illinois, 17.6 Growlers
New law added regulating the sanitation and use of beer growlers and crowlers.
10/07/2019, Pennsylvania Control, 15.1 Displays, Dealer Loaders, POS Materials
Article updated in accordance with Advisory Notice No 10 (7th Revision) dated 5/17/19 and/or document on Unlawful Activities dated 8/19/19 distributed to licensees and posted on the Board’s website.
10/07/2019, Montana Open, 8. Reporting Requirements for Suppliers
Electronic submission of tax reports is now required.
10/01/2019, California, 2. Supplier Licenses
Updated to provide information on the licenses required by out-of-state suppliers with and without a physical location in the state, and delete the information on licenses for in-state producers.
10/01/2019, North Carolina Control, 17.6 Growlers
Article updated to add citations and clarity.
10/01/2019, North Carolina Control, 17.3 Private Labels
Article updated to reflect that private labels are allowed
10/01/2019, Nebraska, 2. Supplier Licenses
Updated to include the requirement for sales personnel to hold a Permit to Solicit for Future Sales.
10/01/2019, Missouri, 16.5 Advertising in Other Media
The temporary regulatory change allowing electronic means of advertising has been made permanent.
10/01/2019, North Carolina Open, 17.6 Growlers
Article updated to add citations and clarity.
10/01/2019, North Carolina Open, 17.3 Private Labels
Article updated to reflect that private labels are allowed.
09/28/2019, Iowa Open, 15.17 Combination Packages (On-Packs, Gift Packs, etc.)
Updated due to new legislation which created the new category Canned Cocktails.
09/28/2019, Iowa Open, 15.11 Services to Retailers/Shelf Stocking Activities
Updated due to new legislation which created the new category Canned Cocktails.
09/28/2019, Iowa Open, 15.9 Sampling/Promotional Activities for Consumers
Updated due to new legislation which created the new category Canned Cocktails.
09/28/2019, Iowa Open, 15.8 Sampling/Promotional Activities for Retailers
Updated due to new legislation which created the new category Canned Cocktails.
09/28/2019, Iowa Open, 15.2 Mail-In Refund Offers
Updated due to new legislation which created the new category Canned Cocktails.
09/28/2019, Iowa Open, 11. Tied House Restrictions
The tied house restrictions were relaxed to allow cross interests when the retail establishment does not sell the alcoholic beverages of the industry member, and other significant exceptions.
09/28/2019, Ohio Control, 15.17 Combination Packages (On-Packs, Gift Packs, etc.)
Combination packages containing food products are allowed.
09/28/2019, Iowa Control, 15.17 Combination Packages (On-Packs, Gift Packs, etc.)
Updated due to new legislation which created the new category Canned Cocktails.
09/28/2019, Iowa Control, 15.15 Equipment - Sales to Retailers
Updated due to new legislation which created the new category Canned Cocktails.
09/28/2019, Iowa Control, 15.11 Services to Retailers/Shelf Stocking Activities
Updated due to new legislation which created the new category Canned Cocktails.
09/28/2019, Iowa Open, 15.15 Equipment - Sales to Retailers
Updated due to new legislation which created the new category Canned Cocktails.
09/28/2019, Vermont Control, 2. Supplier Licenses
Solicitor permits are now required for sales employees who promote spirits and fortified wines.
09/28/2019, New Mexico, 7. Excise Tax Rates
Adds reduced tax rates established for small brewers, small winegrowers, and craft distillers.
09/28/2019, Pennsylvania Control, 15.7 Product Donations to Charities and Non-Profits
Legislation liberalized who can donate to wine and spirits to wine auction permittees.
09/28/2019, Maryland/Montgomery County, 7. Excise Tax Rates
Excise tax rates per liter added for cider, beer, and mead.
09/28/2019, Washington, 16.5 Advertising in Other Media
Advertising in social media by industry members and their licensed representatives permitted.
09/28/2019, Ohio Open, 15.17 Combination Packages (On-Packs, Gift Packs, etc.)
Combination packages containing food products are allowed. Alcoholic beverages can be packaged with nonalcoholic items without increasing the price of the alcoholic beverage.
09/28/2019, Iowa Control, 15.8 Sampling/Promotional Activities for Retailers
Updated due to new legislation which created the new category Canned Cocktails.
09/28/2019, Iowa Control, 15.2 Mail-In Refund Offers
Updated due to new legislation which created the new category Canned Cocktails.
09/28/2019, Vermont Control, 7. Excise Tax Rates
Gross revenue tax assessed on the retail sale of spirits and fortified wine has been revised.
09/28/2019, Oregon Open, 2. Supplier Licenses
Updated to reflect increases in license fees.
09/28/2019, Missouri, 15.17 Combination Packages (On-Packs, Gift Packs, etc.)
Clarification on label approval for combination packages added by Industry Circular dated September 3, 2019.
09/28/2019, Montana Open, 10. Franchise Laws/Wholesaler Registration Requirements
Updated to reflect that suppliers may only appoint one distributor in each territory for hard cider
09/25/2019, Alabama Open, 17.5 Distilled Spirits Infusions
Alabama on-premise retailers may make distilled spirits infusions.
09/25/2019, Alabama Open, 17.1 Sunday Sales
Hours of sale on Sunday can be adjusted by the county commission, the municipal governing body, and now also by a referendum approved by the voters.
09/25/2019, Arizona, 15.7 Product Donations to Charities and Non-Profits
Suppliers and wholesalers may make monetary donations to a non-profit organization holding a special event license.
09/25/2019, Alabama Open, 11. Tied House Restrictions
An exception has been added to the tied house laws to allow a small beer manufacturer to have a financial interest in a brewpub.
09/25/2019, Connecticut, 7. Excise Tax Rates
Increases in excise taxes effective 10/1/2019.
09/25/2019, Alabama Control, 17.5 Distilled Spirits Infusions
Alabama on-premise retailers may make distilled spirits infusions.
09/25/2019, Alabama Control, 17.1 Sunday Sales
Hours of sale on Sunday can be adjusted by the county commission, the municipal governing body, and now also by a referendum approved by the voters.
09/25/2019, Connecticut, 14. Direct Shipments to Consumers and/or Retailers
Update adds the privilege of direct shipping to out-of-state retailers and reporting requirements for carriers. Expands the Consumer Personal Importation Limits subtopic.
09/14/2019, Illinois, 15.15 Equipment - Sales to Retailers
A manufacturer, distributor, or importing distributor may give, sell or lease dispensing equipment to retailers as specified, and may sell coil cleaning services.
09/14/2019, Illinois, 17.4 Product Returns
Topic completely rewritten; also adds provisions allowing wholesalers to accept returns of unsalable beer from caterers and temporary licensees under certain conditions.
09/14/2019, Wisconsin, 10. Franchise Laws/Wholesaler Registration Requirements
Recent court case confirms that wine and malt beverages are exempt from the Wisconsin Fair Dealership Law.
09/14/2019, Illinois, 16.2 Signs Outside Licensed Premises
Updates cost limit for outside signs to $3,000 per brand.
07/13/2019, New York, 2. Supplier Licenses
Updated citation to advisory dealing with marketing permits.
06/28/2019, Iowa Control, 15.9 Sampling/Promotional Activities for Consumers
Updated due to new legislation which created the new category Canned Cocktails.