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Stay up to date on the latest in alcohol beverage law and licensing by following us on LinkedIn. For alcohol beverage law news and updates, check out and follow the Flaherty & O’Hara, PC page. For alcohol license and renewals news and updates, please visit and follow the Evergreen Renewal Services page.

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“Beverage Is Abuzz With Low- and Non-Alcoholic Drinks” – R.J. O’Hara interview

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Our partner R.J. O’Hara was recently interviewed for an article published in the CPG Specialist, a subsidiary of Money-Media, a division of the Financial Times, regarding the surge in the production of and interest in low and non-alcohol beverages, as well as the surge in co-branded alcohol beverages that carry brands and trademarks of existing non-alcohol beverages and sodas. Read …

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Evergreen Renewal Services Exhibits at the National Restaurant Association Show 2022

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Flaherty & O’Hara partners Kaitlynd Kruger and Tom Henry attended the National Restaurant Association Show 2022 at McCormick Place in Chicago, IL from May 21 to 24, 2022. NRA is the largest annual gathering of foodservice professionals in the Western Hemisphere. Our expo booth showcased Evergreen Renewal Services, our custom-designed cloud-based software for license and permit renewals, with live demonstrations …

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Commentary: The Explosion of Technology and Its Impact on the US Alcohol Industry

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A patchwork of sometimes odd, sometimes quaint, often illogical alcohol-oriented statutes and localized regulations blossomed all over the United States in the 1930s; many provisions have not been updated since. In a recent commentary on The Legal Intelligencer, R.J. O’Hara of Flaherty & O’Hara surveys the range of ways that consumer preferences, societal and economic forces, and technology are changing …

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Evergreen Renewal Services and Flaherty & O’Hara Exhibitor at NACS

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Flaherty & O’Hara partners Kaitlynd Kruger and Tom Henry attended the NACS Show at McCormick Place in Chicago from October 6 to 8, 2021. The NACS Show is a conference and expo that brings together convenience and fuel retailing industry professionals for four days of learning, buying and selling, and networking. Evergreen Renewal Services, our custom-designed cloud-based software, was showcased …

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COVID Backward and Forward: Restaurant, Hotel and Alcohol Sales

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Devastating. It is a word that is probably overused and overly dramatic. But as it applies to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on alcohol sales generally, and on restaurants and hotels in particular, it is an accurate and, yes, often used description. According to IWSR, the global beverage alcohol sales analysts, overall sales of alcohol were up slightly in …

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Pennsylvania Cocktails-To-Go Guidelines

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Gov. Wolf signed HB 327 allowing licensed hotels and restaurants to start selling mixed drinks-to-go, EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY.  Here are some important parameters to be aware of: Mixed drinks can be sold from 7am – 11pm, daily (Sundays only with a Sunday Sales Permit). The mixed drink must be sold in a container with a secure lid.  If there is a …

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Flaherty & O’Hara Statement on the Coronavirus

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Flaherty & O’Hara attorneys and staff are working from home in response to the coronavirus. Although we aren’t physically in our offices, we have remote access and procedures in place to ensure our business continues to be fully functional. Our focus remains keeping our employees safe, while maximizing our ability to meet our clients’ needs without interruption. As we navigate …

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Flaherty & O’Hara at the National Conference of State Liquor Administrators (NCSLA) annual Southern Regional Conference

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Flaherty & O’Hara is pleased and honored to attend and be an invited speaker at the National Conference of State Liquor Administrators (NCSLA) annual Southern Regional Conference in New Orleans, LA, the week of October 21, 2019. Our associate Eric Altpeter was on a panel discussing cannabis laws and their intersection with alcohol beverage laws and licensee operations.  The panel …

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Flaherty & O’Hara at the Annual Conference of the National Association of Licensing & Compliance Professionals

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Flaherty & O’Hara is pleased to have sponsored, attended and been a trade show participant in, and honored to have been invited to be a presenter at the annual conference of the National Association of Licensing & Compliance Professionals (NALCP or “Nalcap”) held in Denver, CO. October 15-18, 2019. R.J. O’Hara was a panel member discussing the ramifications of the …