Elks Law - Industry Updates

At Elks Law we strive to stay in front of all local, state and federal regulations.  You can stay up to date below as we will post anything and everything that is pertinent to your business and our own.

TWO NEW MANAGER TRAINING CLASS HAS BEEN ADDED!!

Attention all managers of retail package stores, grocery stores, convenience stores and wineries: Elks Law will be conducting a training classes for your managers on MAY 25, 2016 at Grinderswitch Winery in Centerville, Tennessee at 1:00 pm and an additional class has...

BEER DISTRIBUTOR SUES MASS. OVER RECORD FINE

And you thought the fines issued by the Tennessee Alcoholic Beverage Commission was tough! According to the Boston Globe, the Massachusetts Alcoholic Beverage Control Commission assessed a $2.6 MILLION fine last week against Craft Brewers Guild for paying kickbacks to...

NO MORE EMPLOYEE PERMITS BUT COMING SOON—MANAGER’S PERMITS!

July 1, 2016 brings a lot of changes to the alcohol industry in Tennessee. Almost everyone knows that beginning on July 1, grocery stores will be able to sell wine (if the wholesalers can deliver product to the grocery store, but that’s for another article….). But...

URGENT NEWS FOR THOSE SEEKING PLACEMENT ON THE TABC MONTHLY AGENDA

The cut-off dates for applications to be submitted for all future Commission meetings. Effective immediately, the cut-off date for a Commission meeting is the Friday after the last Commission meeting. Previously, the cut-off date was two weeks prior to the Commission...

WINE LICENSE REQUIREMENTS & RESPONSIBLE VENDOR SEMINAR

Here are the details for the upcoming training seminar on the requirements for obtaining a retail food service "wine" license as well as information on Tennessee I.D, a Responsible Vendor Training program. Be sure to attend and get the 411.... Wine License...

WINE SALES EXPANSION MOVING FORWARD BUT ISSUES REMAIN

Hank Hayes / TimesNews  KINGSPORT — Tennessee is moving toward allowing wine to be sold in retail food stores on July 1, but there are at least two current issues affecting the situation. One is a statewide issue, while the other concerns one location in Kingsport....

SALE OF ALCOHOL TO MINORS–DON’T DO IT!!

As part of its regulatory duties, the Tennessee Alcoholic Beverage Commission ("TABC") enforces the laws regarding the prohibition of the sale of alcohol to minors. Agents regularly send in an under-aged confidential informant to determine whether a licensee will sell...

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