Category: Alcohol Laws

Local Liquor Law News: Keene, TX

One dry Texas city is looking to become a little less so. Driven by economic reasons, the city of Keene recently announced a committee seeking to allow alcohol sales of beer and wine for off-premise consumption. In 2003, cities gained greater control over alcohol...

TABC Shift to Warnings

In a sign that perhaps the staff shake-up at the TABC over the summer is having an effect, the state’s liquor regulatory agency recently shifted toward an emphasis on warnings, rather than citations. Offenses that do not involve public safety matters will...

Bootleg Liquor Can Ruin Your Vacation

Thanks to the recent investigative efforts of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, the public has again been reminded of the potential risks of drinking alcohol in a foreign country. In this case, specifically, the danger of inadvertently consuming bootleg liquor in...

Utah Set to Lower BAC Limit

After legislation passed last week, the state of Utah will likely soon be the strictest DUI enforcer in the nation. The measure brings the blood alcohol content (BAC) limit for drivers down to .05% from .08%, which is generally standard in the U.S. Pending anticipated...