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Press Releases| Jan 25, 2010
ALEXANDRIA, VA – Today, the 5 th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled in favor of the state of Texas and its alcohol laws and rejected challenges brought by out of state retailers. National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) President Craig Purser issued the following statement: “NBWA is pleased to see that the Court recognizes the broad authority of the 21 st Amendment and acknowledges that alcohol is different than other products. It is unfortunate, however, that there are numerous other cases in the courts where plaintiffs are trying to break down state alcohol laws including those designed to...
Press Releases| Jan 14, 2010
ALEXANDRIA, VA – Yesterday a decision by the 1 st Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a lower court ruling that a Massachusetts law restricting out-of-state winemakers from shipping their products directly to consumers in the state violates the Commerce Clause and is therefore unconstitutional. The law, approved by the Massachusetts Legislature in 2006, created a multi-tiered system in which wineries that produce more than 30,000 gallons per year must decide whether to either sell retail in Massachusetts through a licensed in-state distributor, or apply for a license to ship wines directly to...
Press Releases| Jan 4, 2010
Notable Graphic Design Publication Recognizes “Distributor 101” Member Resource ALEXANDRIA, VA – The National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) has been recognized among nationally-known companies such as Starbucks, Mattel, Ocean Spray, Snapple and Dell for outstanding design in the packaging category of the 2009 American Graphic Design Awards competition for “Distributor 101.” The national contest, sponsored by the editors of Graphic Design USA magazine, is a four-decade-old competition honoring outstanding work in 23 categories – from print and packaging to internet and interactive design...
Press Releases| Dec 5, 2009
ALEXANDRIA, VA – This weekend, America’s beer distributors are recognizing the 76 years that the United States and its citizens have benefited from the effective system of state-based alcohol regulation. On December 5, 1933, Prohibition was repealed in the U.S. when 36 states (a ¾ majority) ratified the 21 st Amendment to the United States Constitution, thereby repealing the 18 th Amendment which began Prohibition in 1920. The American system of alcohol regulation started by the 21 st Amendment gives each state primary authority to enact and enforce alcohol laws consistent with the desires...
Press Releases| Nov 5, 2009
Notable Public Relations Industry Publication Recognizes Communications Tool ALEXANDRIA, VA – The National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) Web site – www.nbwa.org – has been named the winning Web site in PR News’ Nonprofit PR Awards competition. The honor was presented this week at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., and announced in PR News’ Nonprofit PR Issue, which can be viewed at: http://www.prnewsonline.com/awards/nonprofit2009-winners.html . NBWA’s new Web site was re-launched in 2008 and is a powerful communications, educational and marketing tool. Laid out on a beer...
Press Releases| Nov 2, 2009
Congressional Resolution Introduced in Advance of Regional Meeting ALEXANDRIA, VA – The National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) congratulates the National Conference of State Liquor Administrators (NCSLA) on their 75th anniversary this year. NCSLA was founded in 1934 in Chicago, Illinois, to provide a forum between the states as they developed, implemented and maintained regulatory controls over alcoholic beverages after the passage of the 21st Amendment, which repealed Prohibition and granted primary authority over alcoholic beverage regulation to the states. “The time-tested system of...
Press Releases| Oct 28, 2009
Notable Public Relations Industry Publication Recognizes Communication Tool ALEXANDRIA, VA – The National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) Web site – www.nbwa.org – was recently named a finalist in PR News’ Nonprofit PR Awards competition. The winners and finalists will be honored on November 3, 2009, at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. NBWA’s new Web site was re-launched in 2008 and is a powerful communication, educational and marketing tool. Laid out on a beer background and with countless vivid images of the beer distribution industry, www.nbwa.org highlights the state-based...
Press Releases| Oct 22, 2009
October 23 rd – 31 st Campaign Encourages Prevention Efforts Across U.S. ALEXANDRIA, VA – The National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) applauds today’s start of National Red Ribbon Week, an annual campaign promoted by the U.S. Health and Human Services Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) to raise awareness about the dangers of underage drinking. “Alcohol is a unique product that is not for everyone,” said NBWA President Craig Purser. “National Red Ribbon Week is a great time to recognize that alcohol beverages need to continue to be effectively regulated so...
Press Releases| Sep 30, 2009
ALEXANDRIA, VA – This week, United States District Court Judge M. Christina Armijo ruled that New Mexico officials can require that U.S. Airways be licensed to serve alcohol while in the state. All entities serving alcohol in New Mexico are regulated by the state. U.S. Airways had sued the state in 2007 claiming that federal laws preempted New Mexico from requiring a license for U.S. Airways. “The ruling in this case upholds the basic principle that any entity that’s going to be engaged in the sale of alcohol needs to be licensed by the state,” said NBWA President Craig Purser. “It also...
Press Releases| Sep 27, 2009
Awards Presented to Stand-out Distributors at National Convention LAS VEGAS, NV – The National Beer Wholesalers Association honored several talented leaders during the NBWA’s 72nd Annual Convention & Trade Show, September 22-25, 2009, in Las Vegas, Nevada. The NBWA Life Service Award, NBWA’s highest honor, was presented to three beer distributors who have dedicated a lifetime of service to the industry, community and fellow distributors. • Lawrence J. Del Papa, Del Papa Distributing, Galveston, Texas • Frieda Maisel, Gulf Distributing Company, Mobile, Alabama • Gene Vukelic, Try-It...

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