An Act to Promote Economic Development and Market Access for Emerging Businesses
Economic and Community Impact
House Bill 2823, sponsored by Rep. John J. Mahoney of Worcester calls for the the promotion emerging breweries.
The Massachusetts Fair Trade Law: The Facts
Massachusetts' independent beer distributors offer tremendous benefit to communities of the Commonwealth.
The 21st Amendment to the U.S. Constitution gives states the primary responsibility to regulate alcohol. State fair trade laws are a key component of state alcohol regulations; they address the relationship between beer suppliers and distributors. Beer fair trade laws provide balance and guidance for brewers and beer distributors.