Latest Alcoholic beverage control state Stories

2011-04-12 11:06:00

SALT LAKE CITY, April 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Responsible Retailing Forum (RRF), a leading organization in preventing underage sales of alcohol and tobacco, is holding its 9th Annual Responsible Retailing Forum (RRF) in Park City, Utah, from April 12-13, 2011. The meeting is being hosted by Utah's Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control and the theme of this year's conference is: "Leveraging Resources: Non-traditional approaches to achieving responsible retailing in a time of fiscal...

2009-08-21 15:28:19

Utah authorities say the granting of liquor licenses to seven restaurants has left the state with only one liquor permit left to give out. Sharon Mackay, spokeswoman for the Utah Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control, said the issuance of the licenses Thursday, plus four limited licenses allowing patrons to order beer and wine with meals, means the state can grant only one more full license and seven of the limited licenses, The Salt Lake Tribune reported Friday. We're quickly running out...

2008-10-07 12:00:37

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/a66793/2009_u_s_beer_w) has announced the addition of the "2009 U.S. Beer & Wine & Liquor Stores Industry Report" report to their offering. The Beer & Wine & Liquor Stores Industry report, published annually, contains timely and accurate industry statistics, forecasts and demographics. The report features 2009 current and 2010 forecast estimates on the size of the industry (sales, establishments, employment)...

2008-10-01 09:00:28

By Lisa Riley Roche Deseret News Starting today, retail sales of flavored malt beverages will come to a halt in Utah -- at least for now. A new provision in state law that takes effect today mandates that grocery and convenience stores stop selling so-called "alcopops" -- like Mike's Hard Lemonade -- that are brewed like beer but flavored to taste like sweet, liquor-based mixed drinks. But before the products can be moved to state liquor store shelves as required, they must meet new...

2008-09-02 00:00:21

By Jenny Paul Pennsylvania liquor consumers are getting a break compared with shoppers in Ohio and West Virginia, but the prices they pay still are inflated by taxes, fees and the state's mark-up. A 750-milliliter bottle of Jack Daniel's Old No. 7 Black Label whiskey retails for $20.99 at state liquor stores. With the 7 percent Allegheny County sales tax, consumers pay $22.46 -- nearly $10 more than the bottle's wholesale price of $12.73. "Wow, that's crazy," said Rick Austin, 38, of...

2008-07-10 00:00:20

By Britt Combs, The McDowell News, Marion, N.C. Jul. 9--Rumors abound. Topless bars and nightclubs will open all over Marion, some have said. Local authorities have no say as to who gets licensed to sell alcohol, say others. The McDowell News has sought the facts behind the concerns. Retail licenses to serve alcohol in North Carolina are issued by the North Carolina Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) Commission. There are no city ordinances covering the retail sale of alcohol, but the ABC...

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