A federal judge ruled Monday that North Carolina bureaucrats violated the Constitution when they tried to ban a Flying Dog beer over a possible penis on the label.
The history of wine delivery is pretty clear.
The substitution effect is real.
Breweries and wineries can still do it, though.
The Prohibition-era three-tier system is causing consolidation, not the market.
"Do you really want to live in a country where government bureaucrats, based on whim and personal preference, can censor whatever they don't like?"
Now they'll have to explain to a federal judge how this isn't a violation of the First Amendment.
New empirical research suggests the answer is yes.
'We're Not Doing Anything Wrong': This Pennsylvania Brewery Refuses To Obey State's Indoor Dining Ban
And it isn't alone. Pennsylvania has banned indoor dining through the end of the year, but dozens of businesses are banding together to defy the mandate.
Takeout and delivery orders are the only thing keeping the state's 115 craft breweries afloat during the coronavirus outbreak.
No, Trump Didn't Cut the CDC's Coronavirus Budget. No, People Aren't Blaming Corona Beer for the Disease.
Coronavirus misinformation is spreading faster than the disease itself.
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Targeting CBD companies that make spurious health claims is one thing. Going after culinary experimentation is ridiculous.
Remnants of Prohibition-era policies continue to frustrate brewers.
This is bending the Lanham Act until it nearly breaks
Attempts to centrally plan an economy ruin both civic life and life's pleasures.
Castle Danger Brewing is the latest of the state's craft breweries to be victimized by a law that forbids all but the smallest operations from selling growlers on location.
The state's heavily regulated restaurant industry thinks beer gardens have it too easy
Karaoke and beer? No. Karaoke, pool, and beer? OK!
The moral arc of the universe is actually a squiggly line
Who could have predicted this?
If You Think Capitalism Is Dying Because Two Companies 'Control 90 Percent of the Beer Americans Drink,' Go Home, You're Drunk
Obituaries for the benefits of free markets are as numerous as they are wrongheaded.
The craft beer industry can only go as far as lawmakers will allow.
The bureaucracy-beleagured beermakers are suing the feds.
Government Shutdown Means No New Beers, Because No Bureaucrats Are Working To Approve New Beer Labels
Why do we need the government to do that in the first place?
When Europe's beer-brewing, liquor-distilling monks combine Catholicism and capitalism, the results are delicious.
Brewers are reinvesting more money back into their businesses as a result of last year's tax cuts.
America's beer market is changing, and giant beer companies are the hardest hit.
It had been the only state to ban non-THC, non-CBD beer from being sold.
Thanks to a weird loophole, CBD-infused cocktails might remain legal anyway.
Among many other rules, microbreweries will be allowed to put on only 25 events a year.
Taking a tax break now amounts to taking a side.
...if regulators don't get in the way first.
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Prohibition isn't totally defeated yet.
As we prepare for a new "era of limits," Democrats may need to reclaim their party's forgotten history of rolling back government.
Michigan and Indiana lawmakers cave to liquor store owners' protectionist demands.