Category Archives: Alcohol Policy

WSWA: Postal Service Shouldn’t Be Allowed to Ship Alcohol

Wine & Spirits Wholesalers of America (WSWA) said it opposes legislation that would allow for the first time in its history, the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) to ship beverage alcohol via mail.

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Ronald Reagan Decided 33 Years Ago 18-Year-Olds Can’t Buy a Beer

Consider chugging one for the Gipper this afternoon. Thirty-three years ago Monday (6/17), President Reagan yielded to peer pressure and, using the power of the federal purse-strings, forced the states to play the worst drinking game of all time. With … Continue reading

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How Amazon’s Whole Foods Merger Will Disrupt Bev/Al

When Amazon.com agreed to acquire Whole Foods Markets, there was a lot of chatter about the impact on major grocery chains such as Kroger Co. But Tucker Herndon, a partner with Burr & Forman, a 300-person Nashville law firm, thinks … Continue reading

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Total Wine Wins Fight Over License Limits in South Carolina

The South Carolina Supreme Court ruled a South Carolina statute that officials used to refuse Total Wine & More a fourth liquor license was unconstitutional. The measure had been upheld by the circuit court as “preserving the right of small, … Continue reading

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“We listened to our consumers and we’re excited to be launching the Old Milwaukee American Pin – up Series. The new look embraces the heritage of the brand while paying respect to the strong women that made pin – up culture in America something to be proud of,” said Heather Rodman, Brand Manager at Old Milwaukee. “Our fans can expect the same great – tasting, accessible Old Mil, Old Mil Light, and Old Mil N.A but with a fresh new look, available at retailers nationwide beginning in April 2017.”

Indiana law prohibits sales of cold beer at gas stations. But Jay Ricker, own of a C-store chain,thought he found a loophole: He converted two to full-fledged restaurants with gas stations.  Restaurants can sell cold beer for takeout. He ran … Continue reading

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Penna. House Panel Okays Liquor in 10,902 Retail Outlets

Under the measure, approved 14-12 today (4/3) by the Pennsylvania House Liquor Control Committee, consumers could buy up to four unopened bottles of spirits to go at restaurants, hotels and convenience stores that have specially designated areas for food and … Continue reading

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