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After 'Oktoberfest without beer' flap, DABC making changes to rules

SALT LAKE CITY — After a blow-up over the potential for an “Oktoberfest without beer,” Utah’s liquor authority is making changes to its rules for festival alcohol permits. 430 more words


Valentine to retire from senate, take position as tax commissioner

SALT LAKE CITY — A Utah lawmaker who left his footprint on the state’s liquor laws is resigning.

Sen. John Valentine won’t be back for next year’s legislative session. 111 more words


Valentine to step down from Senate to chair tax commission

SALT LAKE CITY — Sen. John Valentine will resign from the Utah State Senate to chair the Utah State Tax Commission.

Governor Gary Herbert announced Valentine’s appointment on Monday, pending approval from the Senate. 283 more words


Utah Special Event Liquor Permits Undergo Review

By: Cheryl Burckhard

Salt Lake City, UT – A recent review of Utah’s liquor laws for single-event permits by the Utah Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (DABC) has once again placed the state of Utah in the spotlight regarding its strict liquor laws. 733 more words

B.C.'s minimum drink prices updated, pitcher now $12

NEWS — The provincial government has updated B.C.’s minimum drink prices.

When the government introduced happy hours and minimum pricing in June, it said it would consider revisiting prices. 156 more words


Blue Sunday

Why should the government tell me when I ought to buy booze?  Why should the government dictate when businesses are permitted to sell booze?

Alcohol is a legal commodity.  951 more words