Category Archives: Legal Issues

Continuing Legal Education: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Back in April or so, I started thinking about the CLE hours I needed to take in 2010 which are required for continued licensure each year. I also have a couple of board certifications (CHC, FACHE) that require continuing education. … Continue reading

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A Passionate Voice for Craft Brewers

Brewers: Keep your eye on a new site being developed by the Brewers Association. I’m looking forward to some great videos!!! From Cindy at the BA: Discuss, post, tweet, and comment about craft brewing all in one place: BrewersAssociation.org. The … Continue reading

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when doctors battled for medicinal beer

Very Interesting. From the Brookston Beer Bulletin: “Today is “Doctor’s Day,” which commemorates the “anniversary of the occasion when Dr. Crawford W. Long became the first acclaimed physician to use ether as an anesthetic agent in a surgical technique, Mar … Continue reading

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excellent history of Alabama alcohol legislation by Harvey Jackson

This is an excellent partial history of Alabama alcohol legislation by Harvey Jackson for the Anniston Star. The map of wet and dry jurisdictions in Alabama is from the Alabama ABC Board website. Liquor laws and loopholes: A brief history … Continue reading

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stills seized in Alabama (part 1)

Here’s a handful of Alabama still seizure pics I received from the Alabama Alcoholic Beverage Control Board…. A few from recent times and a couple from the 60s. In Alabama, we have a need to distinguish illegal distillation from typical … Continue reading

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2008 Alabama Legislative Wrap-Up

I just read the September issue of the Alabama Lawyer and found this very short summary of the 2008 Alabama Legislative Session informative: There were 1,606 bills introduced in the legislature. Four hundred ninety-five passed one of the houses but … Continue reading

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Alcohol related bills vetoed by Alabama Governor Riley

I’ve researched and collected alcohol related bills that have reached Governor Riley’s desk since he took office in late 2002. I’m using this post to list the bills he has vetoed. I’ll post them as comments as I sort them … Continue reading

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