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Governor Signs Bills Aimed at Promoting MI Festivals, Events & Spirits

Feb 07, 2020

Governor Gretchen Whitmer signed three bills into law this week which help responsibly promote MI Festivals, Events & Spirits.  The changes to the MI Liquor Control Code allow for a special licenses for certain qualified organizations to host spirit sampling events up to six times per year, allows a spirit vendor to provide a festival […]

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Senate Approves of Keeping Half-Mile Rule

Dec 08, 2017

On Wednesday, the Senate passed legislation that would keep in place a rule banning a new liquor store from opening within a half-mile of an existing store, with a few exemptions in place.  This rule had been a long-standing practice by the Liquor Control Commission (LCC) for years and a LCC rule for decades. However, […]

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Spirits Association Celebrates 50th Anniversary

May 12, 2017

On Tuesday, the Michigan Spirits Association (MSA), a MLC client, received special recognition at the State Capitol by Senator Tory Rocca (R-Sterling Heights) in honor of the MSA’s 50th Anniversary as a statewide trade association.  MSA members were presented with a Special Legislative Tribute, signed by Senator Rocca, Chairman of the Senate Regulatory Reform Committee […]

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