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Press Releases| Mar 18, 2009
ALEXANDRIA, VA – The 19th Annual NBWA/BREWERS Joint Legislative Conference, to be held March 29 – April 1 in the nation’s capital, will feature a powerful line-up of speakers including the Department of the Treasury’s Alcohol Tax & Trade Bureau (TTB) Administrator John Manfreda. Manfreda will speak to attendees about TTB initiatives and programs under the Obama administration. “We’re proud to have Administrator Manfreda joining us at this year’s Legislative Conference. As the leader of the federal bureau responsible for regulating the beer industry, he has tremendous insight into the...
Press Releases| Jan 15, 2009
ALEXANDRIA, VA – January 16, 2009, marks the 90th anniversary of the 18th Amendment which created a federal one size fits all regulatory regime towards alcohol in the United States. For 13 years during Prohibition, before the states ratified the 21st Amendment to the United States Constitution that established today’s successful and effective system of state-based alcohol regulation, it was illegal to manufacture, purchase or consume alcohol in the United States. However, the one-size-fits-all approach to alcohol regulation of the 18th Amendment not only failed to curb alcohol consumption, it...