Category Archives: Alcohol Policy

Penna. Gov. Urges Sale of 6-Packs at Gas Stations

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf urged the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board to “free the six-pack” by allowing gas stations to sell up to 192 ounces of malt or brewed beverages. “Allowing malt or brewed beverages to be sold at gas stations under … Continue reading

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What We’re Reading: Peoria Aims To Revitalize Its Old Town, Using Distillery As Flagship

It worked in Brooklyn.  When Brooklyn Brewery opened up, it’s neighborhood was a dangerous place.  Now, thanks to the brewery attracting other food and beverage enterprises, it’s become upscale.  So upscale that the brewery that started it all is moving … Continue reading

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RNDC, 3 Employees Indicted in Liquor Smuggling Scheme

Republic National Distribution Co. and three employees were indicted by a federal grand jury, charged with transferring and moving liquor from Maryland, where the state excise tax rate for liquor was about $1.50 a gallon, to New York, where the rate … Continue reading

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Minnesota Legislature OKs Liquor License for St. Cloud State University

The Minnesota legislature passed a budget bill that, among other things, allows the city of St. Cloud to issue a liquor license to St. Cloud State University for its Herb Brooks National Hockey Center. Under former rules, which applied to … Continue reading

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To Fight Zika, Cut the CDC’s Alcohol Program

Centers for Disease Control & Prevention officially concluded that the Zika virus “is a cause of microcephaly and other severe fetal brain defects.  And, CDC Director Thomas H. Freiden said, the agency is “launching further studies to determine whether children … Continue reading

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Florida A&M Law Grad Wins Alcohol Policy Essay Contest

Roni Elias, a recent graduate of Florida A&M University College of Law, is the winner of Center for Alcohol Policy‘s Eighth Annual Essay Contest. The national essay contest is intended to foster debate, analysis and examination of state alcohol regulation. … Continue reading

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