The Agenda: Booze police crack down on beer fests; Wando port backups persist; Ethics bill signed into law

SLED began enforcing state alcohol law in late May

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A SLED crackdown on an arcane state law that prohibits beer producers from donating their products could mean that beer festivals will have to rethink their format. Source: P&C


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