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Mississippi Craft Beer Attorney Matthew McLaughlin Fighting the Good Fight

04-Feb-2016

“Hoping to update state laws governing the sale of alcohol, the Mississippi Brewers Guild is in the final stages of drafting a retail sales bill that, if passed, would greenlight direct-to-consumer sales for small brewers.

Though unfinished, the proposed piece of legislation, which doesn’t yet have a sponsor, seeks to ‘create awareness and provide opportunities; for the small set of Mississippi craft brewers who produce less than one percent of all the beer sold in-state.

The bill, which the group hopes will be introduced next month, will include language that enables small brewers to sell beer directly to customers, for both on and off-premise consumption, said Matthew McLaughlin, general counsel to the Mississippi Brewer’s Guild and one of the individuals drafting the legislation.” – Brewbound

Read more here: 
http://www.brewbound.com/news/2016/mississippi-brewers-to-lobby-for-direct-sales


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