Legal Update: Mask Guidelines

On May 13, 2021, the CDC announced it was updating its mask wearing guidelines for fully vaccinated people. Here is a link to the CDC guidelines  https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/vaccines/fully-vaccinated.html.  The PA Department of Health Order states it...

LEGAL UPDATE: Capacity Limits at Beer Distributors

All in-person businesses serving the public (including beer distributors) may only operate at up to 50% of their maximum capacity stated on their certificate of occupancy until 8:00a.m. on January 4, 2021. This 50% capacity requirement was part of the Governor and...

LEGAL UPDATE: GAMES OF SKILL

Pennsylvania Games of Skill – We continue to get numerous questions from our members about the legality of Pennsylvania Skill amusement device games (known as “Games of Skill”) in Pennsylvania.  These questions involve the interpretation of case law and statutes (such...

PLCB Makes Changes to Advisory Notice #9

At its December 18, 2019 meeting, the PLCB voted to approve an update to Advisory Notice No. 9, which is the advisory notice that lists the additional items all Distributors are permitted to sell.    The following items have been added to the list of items...

PLCB Issues Advisory Notice on Fermented Fruit Beverages

We previously reported on the new category of alcoholic beverage called the “fermented fruit beverage.” These products fall into the category of malt or brewed beverages (as long as the alcoholic content does not exceed 8.5%) and can be sold by distributors in...