It’s currently illegal for Iowans to buy wine or beer in another country or even another state and bring it into Iowa. Senator Roby Smith of Davenport is sponsoring a bill that, essentially, would let Iowans transport 48 cans of beer or six bottles of wine across the state line. “This would bring common sense regulations to Iowa,” Smith says.
LOGAN – Unless the legislature does something soon, the selection of 3.2 percent beer in Utah’s convenience and grocery stores could be dwindling. In fact, without legislative action Utah could soon become one of only two states that maintain the 3.2 percent beer mandate.
SALT LAKE CITY — Research shows that parents are the No. 1 influence in keeping their kids away from alcohol, which is why public health professionals in Utah are reeling after hearing that funding for their nationally recognized educational campaign, "Parents Empowered," is potentially on the chopping block.
DES MOINES — To honor the anniversary of the first Iowa-made bourbon, Cedar Ridge Winery and Distillery each July hosts a festival on its grounds in Swisher.
SALT LAKE CITY — If you drink alcohol in Utah, Anna Buckner is tracking you and will be for the next four years.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi lawmakers could allow visitors to buy alcohol directly from distilleries, after agreeing to let visitors buy beer at breweries last year. The House Ways and Means Committee on Thursday approved House Bill 995, sending it to the full House for more debate.
The Department of Liquor Control has collected more than 800 fake IDs since introducing a new high-tech detection scanner at bars and stores, mostly around the Burlington area. The department received a grant to purchase 12 of the machines, which include a scanner and a sophisticated software program that matches the phony IDs against information from official state IDs.
The Montgomery County Department of Liquor Control (DLC) is known as a national award winner when it comes to public safety and regulatory efforts that have a positive impact on the community.
Another way the DLC works for residents is by offering exclusive access to rare, hard–to-get, high-end products.
PORTLAND, Ore. - The Oregon Liquor Control Commission approved a temporary rule Thursday increasing the penalties for marijuana retail licensees that sell marijuana to minors. The rule includes a provision to revoke an individual’s marijuana worker permit if the permittee intentionally sells marijuana to a minor.
DOUGLAS — After decades of clear rules against alcohol sales and gambling on the Wyoming State Fair Park, the state Legislature next month will consider allowing both year-round to bring in more cash.