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Nevada’s Attorney General, Catherine Mastro, sent out an open letter to alcohol beverage retailers, wholesalers and suppliers. The TTB settlement of just two years ago should still be fresh in the industry’s mind, but this open letter eliminates the grey area and lists 14 requirements that all the tiers must follow: – No Loans from Wholesaler to Retailer – No investments by Wholesaler in Retailer – No complementary furnishings from Wholesaler to Retailer – No Joint Operation of a Retailer’s Business – Adherence to strict payment terms – No Substitution of Brands – No Boycotts of Other Suppliers – No Resale Price Maintenance – Profit Splitting – No Delivery of Unwanted or Unnecessary Inventory – No excessive or Unauthorized Ads or Promos at Wholesaler’s Expense – Strict Adherence to Product Price – No Discrimination among Wholesalers – Deceptive Trade Practices Here is a link to the full letter: http://ag.nv.gov/uploadedFiles/agnvgov/Content/Issues/Liquor_Open_Letter_to_All.pdf

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If you obtain a Nevada Craft Distillery License, you may “(1) blend, age, store and bottle the spirits manufactured from agricultural raw materials through distillation; (2) sell and transport in the state, in any calendar year, not more than a combined total of 10,000 cases of spirits at all the craft distilleries the person operates to a person who is licensed to engage in business as a wholesale dealer of liquor; (3) manufacture for exportation to another state, in any calendar year, not more than a combined total of 20,000 cases of spirits at all the craft distilleries the person operates; (4) serve samples of the spirits manufactured at the craft distillery on the premises; and (5) sell spirits manufactured at the craft distillery at retail for on- or off-premises consumption.”

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