New Privileges and Requirements for Washington State Producers

By: Therese J. Adams In 2015, the Washington legislature passed a number of new laws that allow groceries, on-premises licensees, microbreweries, and wineries to exercise additional privileges. All of the following laws are now in effect: Growlers in Grocery (SSB 5280): Grocery store licensees that meet minimum alcohol sales or inventory requirements may now fill

Craft Beverage Regulatory Reform Bill Reaches 126 Co-Sponsors in House

By: Therese J. Adams In the last few weeks, the Craft Beverage Reform and Modernization Act of 2015 and its companion bill in the House have seen its list of co-sponsors grow longer. An additional 16 House members signed on as co-sponsors of the bill just in the last three weeks—bringing the total number of