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I Wine, You Wine, We all Wine for Ice Cream . . . But Not in Massachusetts

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Late last month, Massachusetts's Alcoholic Beverages Control Commission issued an advisory entitled "Alcoholic Beverages Control Commission ("ABCC") Advisory to § 18 Wholesalers/Importers and § 19 Manufacturers Regarding Alcohol-Infused Ice Cream." The Advisory notes that Massachusetts General Law chapter 138 prohibits the importation, manufacturing, and sale of ice cream that contains alcohol with one limited exception—"where the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau ("TTB") has classified in writing that a particular product is a 'nonbeverage product.'" The ABCC further noted that the TTB classification was "specific to each individual product a business manufactures, and not a business's entire line of products." The advisory is available here.

Topics: Licensing/Regulations, Manufacturing
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