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New Law Allows Sale of Malt-Based Beverages in Pouch Packaging In Connecticut

Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy signed a bill to allow the sale of malt-based beverages in pliable pouch packaging, in time for the beginning of Memorial Day Weekend. Public Act 13-27, CTstatelogoH.B. 6540, sponsored by Senate Environment Committee Chair Ed Meyer (Democrat-Senate District 12) and House Environment Committee Chair Linda Gentile (Democrat-Assembly District 104), The vote was 25 yeas, 3 nays and 1 absent on 5/18/13, where the bill then moved from the Secretary of State to the Governor.

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