H. 3549/S. 178, sponsored by Rep. John J. Mahoney of Worcester and Marc R. Pacheco of Taunton, calls for the the promotion emerging breweries.
Massachusetts' independent beer distributors offer tremendous benefit to communities of the Commonwealth.
The 21st Amendment to the U.S. Constitution gives states the primary responsibility to regulate alcohol. State fair trade laws are a key component of state alcohol regulations; they address the relationship between beer suppliers and distributors. Beer fair trade laws provide balance and guidance for brewers and beer distributors.
The purpose of the Center is to educate policymakers, regulators and the public about alcohol, its uniqueness and its regulation.
The Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB) is a bureau under the Department of the Treasury. Our mission is to collect Federal excise taxes on alcohol, tobacco, firearms, and ammunition and to assure compliance with Federal tobacco permitting and alcohol permitting, labeling, and marketing requirements to protect consumers.
The Alcoholic Beverages Control Commission is an agency under the Office of the State Treasurer and Receiver General Deborah B. Goldberg. It's overall objective to provide uniform control over the sale, purchase, transportation, manufacture, and possession of alcoholic beverages in the state.
AlcoholLawReview.com is a discussion board that allows users to quickly and easily gather information about many of the most pertinent developments in alcohol regulation and litigation. This site is intended to facilitate dialogue about current alcohol law cases, legal challenges and issues around the country. It is moderated by NBWA Senior Vice President, Industry Affairs and General Counsel Paul Pisano and features occasional guest columns from experts in alcohol law.
The Massachusetts Package Stores Association (Masspack) was founded in 1942 to protect the interests of the independent package store owners of Massachusetts in all matters of concern.
The MRA is the voice of expertise for the restaurant industry in Massachusetts. Known as the definitive voice of the state’s restaurant and hospitality industry in city halls and the state Capitol.
The National Restaurant Association (NRA) is the largest foodservice trade association in the world*—supporting over 500,000 restaurant businesses. In partnership with our state restaurant associations, we work every day to empower all restaurant owners and operators to achieve more than they thought possible.
Founded June 19, 1934, in Chicago, Illinois, this national organization of state alcohol beverage regulators purpose is to promote the enactment of effective and equitable state alcoholic beverage laws, and provide a forum for networking among the regulators and industry.
Founded in 1938, National Alcohol Beverage Control Association is the national association representing the Control State Systems - those jurisdictions that directly control the distribution and sale of beverage alcohol within their borders. NABCA serves its members by providing research, analytics and alcohol regulatory information, and acts as liaison to federal, state and local governments, research groups, public health associations, the media and other organizations impacting alcohol policy.
The National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) provide leadership which enhances the independent beer distribution industry; to advocate before government and the public; to encourage the responsible consumption of alcohol; and to provide programs and services that will benefit its members.
The Beer Institute, based in Washington, D.C., represents the $252.6 billion beer industry – an industry that includes over 3,300 brewers and 1.75 million American jobs. The Beer Institute is a national trade association for the American brewing industry, representing both large and small brewers, as well as importers and industry suppliers.
The Wine & Spirits Wholesalers of America (WSWA) is the national trade association representing the wholesale tier of the wine and spirits industry. It is dedicated to advancing the interests and independence of wholesale distributors and brokers of wine and spirits.