Florida Governor Signs Bill Making Cocktails To-Go Permanent

Florida becomes 11th state to make COVID-era cocktails to-go measure permanent  Today, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis signed SB 148 , making cocktails to-go permanent from food service establishments, increasing consumer convenience and supporting hospitality businesses devastated by COVID-19. The bill becomes effective on July 1, 2021. Florida is the 11th state to make a COVID-era cocktails to-go […]

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Governor Greg Abbott Signs Bill Making Cocktails To-Go Permanent in Texas

Texas becomes 10th state to make a COVID-era cocktails to-go measure permanent Today, Texas Governor Greg Abbott signed HB 1024 making cocktails to-go permanent in the state – supporting hospitality businesses devastated by COVID-19 and providing increased convenience for consumers. Texas is the 10th state to make a COVID-era cocktails to-go measure permanent. “Governor Abbott acted quickly […]

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California Senate Unanimously Passes Bill to Make Cocktails To-Go Permanent

Measure heads to House for consideration The California Senate unanimously passed SB 389 , a bill to permanently allow cocktails to-go which would increase consumer convenience and support hospitality businesses devastated by COVID-19. The bill now heads to the House for consideration. “Cocktails to-go have proved to be a vital economic lifeline for hospitality businesses across the […]

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Bill to Allow 7-Day Spirits Sales via Local Option Heard in Texas Committee

More than 60 percent of Texans support local option elections for 7-day spirits sales Today, the Senate Committee on Businesses and Commerce heard SB 1013 by Senator Dawn Buckingham, which would give Texans the opportunity to vote for seven-day spirits sales through local option elections. A companion bill, HB 2232 , by Representative John Bucy III will be heard […]

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“Boot the Ban” Campaign to Eliminate Prohibition on 7-Day Spirits Sales Partners with Sam Hunt Racing at Circuit of the Americas in Austin, TX

Effort focuses on removing the Prohibition-era ban on seven-day sales of distilled spirits in Texas The Distilled Spirits Council of the United States (DISCUS) announced today that the No. 26 Toyota Supra in the NASCAR Xfinity Series inaugural Pit Boss 250 at Circuit of the Americas (COTA) will proudly carry the message that Texans should […]

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Kansas Legislature Passes Bill Making Cocktails To-Go Permanent

Bill heads to governor’s desk for signature The Kansas Legislature today passed HB 2137 , a bill that would make cocktails to-go from restaurants and bars permanent in the state. The measure now heads to Governor Laura Kelly for signature. “Cocktails to-go has proved to be a vital economic lifeline for hospitality businesses across the state, and […]

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Georgia Governor Signs Bill Making Cocktails To-Go Permanent

Georgia Governor Signs Bill Making Cocktails To-Go Permanent  ATLANTA – Today, Georgia Governor Brian Kemp signed SB 236 making cocktails to-go permanent from food service establishments, increasing consumer convenience and supporting hospitality businesses devastated by COVID-19. Georgia becomes the eighth state to make a COVID-era cocktails to-go measure permanent. “Cocktails to-go has provided a much-needed lifeline for […]

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Pennsylvania Lawmakers Move to Make Cocktails To-Go Permanent, Measure Passes Out of House Committee

Pennsylvania Lawmakers Move to Make Cocktails To-Go Permanent, Measure Passes Out of House Committee HARRISBURG, Pa. – Today, the Pennsylvania House Liquor Control Committee passed HB 1154, a bill to make cocktails to-go permanent which will help support hospitality businesses devastated by COVID-19 and provide increased convenience to consumers. “The COVID-19 pandemic has devastated Pennsylvania’s […]

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Statewide Polling Results: Texans Overwhelmingly Approve of Modernizing State’s Alcohol Laws

Two-thirds of Texans Support Seven-Day Sales at Liquor Stores and Craft Distilleries Texans overwhelmingly support modernizing the state’s alcohol laws to allow cocktails to-go, permit seven-day spirits sales and increase distillery sales, according to a statewide poll released today by the Distilled Spirits Council of the United States (DISCUS) . The poll of likely Texas voters conducted from April 23-26 found: 65% of Texas voters support cocktails-to-go […]

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Oklahoma Legislature Sends Bill to Make Cocktails To-Go Permanent to Governor’s Desk for Signature

The Oklahoma Legislature today passed HB 2122 , a bill to permanently allow cocktails to-go from restaurants – increasing consumer convenience and supporting hospitality businesses devastated by COVID-19. The bill heads to Governor Kevin Stitt’s desk for signature. “Across the country, cocktails to-go has provided critical revenue for struggling hospitality businesses and increased convenience for adult consumers […]

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