February 4, 2016
On February 9, the City of New Orleans will celebrate Mardi Gras, a holiday often associated with beads, parades, wild parties, and alcoholic beverages strewn about the sidewalks of Bourbon Street.
May 22, 2012
Eighteen states are categorized as “control” states for the way they regulate alcohol distribution. This means the state monopolizes some portion of sales of alcoholic products such as hard liquor.
August 13, 2015
The Brewers Association reports production at craft breweries – facilities making no more than six million barrels annually – increased by roughly 18 percent last year over the previous year, generating $19.6 billion in sales.
January 9, 2018
Maryland lawmakers are considering a bill by Comptroller Peter Franchot that would repeal some of the state’s regulations on craft beer breweries.
June 27, 2016
Ohio Gov. John Kasich (R) has signed a law removing government restrictions on the potency of beer sold in the state, giving beer drinkers a reason to raise a glass in celebration of free-market principles. House Bill 37, introduced by state Reps.
October 13, 2015
Wisconsin businesses are moving to Illinois and other states to avoid outdated Prohibition-Era regulations on who may operate or own restaurants and pubs.
July 23, 2015
Michigan’s recently-deceased film subsidy program showcased the lure of the California dream — movie productions dotting the state, creating economic miracles everywhere they appeared.
September 22, 2018
Craft breweries in Illinois may now directly distribute beer to bars and pubs, after decades of being forced to use government-mandated middlemen.
September 8, 2015
For the second time this year, a state has come to the conclusion babies and beer don’t mix. And, yes, you shouldn’t be filling Junior’s bottle with ale, but that’s not what these states are saying.
June 19, 2014
The Mackinac Center for Public Policy today asked the Michigan Liquor Control Commission to rescind Michigan’s “post and hold” rules that require alcohol wholesalers and manufacturers to post price changes for beer and wine and then leave them in place