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Results: 62 Article(s) Found.
Apr 17, 2017 07:27 PM

Distilled Spirits Council Lauds Oregon Liquor Control Commission’s Outlet Expansion

The Distilled Spirits Council today lauded the Oregon Liquor Control Commission’s (OLCC) effort to significantly increase the number of spirits outlets by considering new and innovative retail settings.​

 
Apr 13, 2017 02:41 PM

Distilled Spirits Council Commends JobsOhio Beverage System and Ohio Division of Liquor Control for Supplier Reconciliation Payments

The Distilled Spirits Council today commended JobsOhio Beverage System (JOBS) and the Ohio Division of Liquor Control for resolving the long-standing issue of back payments and providing reconciliation to suppliers.

 
Apr 03, 2017 05:58 PM

Distilled Spirits Council Lauds Passage of Pennsylvania Liquor Reform Legislation

The Distilled Spirits Council today lauded legislation passed by the Pennsylvania House Liquor Control Committee, which expands the number of outlets allowed to sell spirits in Pennsylvania.

 
Mar 14, 2017 05:00 PM

Distilled Spirits Council Urges House Committee to “Take Down the Wall” in Florida

The Distilled Spirits Council today testified in favor of H.B. 81, legislation that would allow spirits sales in grocery stores, before the House Government Operations and Technology Appropriations Subcommittee.

 
Mar 07, 2017 10:47 PM

Distilled Spirits Council Applauds Governor Dayton for Signing Historic Sunday Alcohol Sales Bill

The Distilled Spirits Council today applauded Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton for signing legislation making Minnesota the 39th state to allow Sunday spirits sales and ending a Prohibition-era Blue Law.​

 
Mar 02, 2017 10:29 PM

Distilled Spirits Council Applauds Minnesota Legislature for Ending Sunday Alcohol Sales Ban

The Distilled Spirits Council today applauded the Minnesota legislature for voting to end a Prohibition-era ban on Sunday alcohol sales and urged Governor Mark Dayton to sign legislation that would make Minnesota the 39th state to allow Sunday sales.

 
Feb 07, 2017 04:00 PM

Distilled Spirits Sector Growth Accelerates in 2016

The distilled spirits sector achieved accelerated growth in 2016 with supplier sales up 4.5 percent to $25.2 billion, volumes up 2.4 percent to 220 million cases and a seventh straight year of market share gains relative to beer, the Distilled Spirits Council announced today at its annual economic briefing for media and Wall Street analysts, sponsored by Spirited Funds.

 
Dec 14, 2016 07:52 PM

Boston City Council Rejects Massive New Hospitality Tax

The Boston City Council today rejected a substantial citywide tax increase on the sale of alcohol – beer, wine and spirits – that would have crippled Boston businesses.

 
Dec 13, 2016 02:24 PM

Boston City Council Considering Yet Another Regressive Hospitality Tax

The Distilled Spirits Council today objected to the revived proposal for a substantial citywide tax increase on the sale of alcohol – beer, wine and spirits –which would give Massachusetts one of the highest sales taxes in the country.

 
Dec 01, 2016 10:11 PM

Distilled Spirits Council Blasts Massive New Tax on Spirits in Governor’s Budget

The Distilled Spirits Council today blasted the massive new spirits tax proposed by Governor Kate Brown, calling the additional markup of 50 cents per bottle a stealth tax that unfairly targets Oregon’s consumers of distilled spirits.

 
 
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