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Posts from the Arkansas Category

How to make compliant shipments to Arkansas

By Jeff Carroll - VP of Compliance, ShipCompliant

Following up on Sarah’s post about the new permit applications being available in Arkansas, we wanted to give you a quick update on how we’re handling some of the unique requirements in the Arkansas law. The bottom line is that you can now make compliant shipments to Arkansas if you’ve completed the permit process. Continue [...]

February 11th, 2014

Arkansas opens for wine shipments, but only for onsite sales going to private residences

By Sarah Fine - ShipCompliant Research Team

Wineries may now apply for an Arkansas “Wine Shipping Permit”, making the state available to onsite direct wine shipments only for the first time. The application for the $25 license may only be obtained by calling the Arkansas Alcoholic Beverage Control Division (the ABC’s number is 501-682-1105) and requesting an application be sent to the [...]

February 10th, 2014

Wine & Spirit Suppliers to Arkansas Must Register Products by End of Year

By Sarah Fine - ShipCompliant Research Team

With passage of HB 1480 (now titled “Act 1105“), the state of Arkansas is requiring that all wine and spirits suppliers actively distributing wine and spirits into the state must register each distributed product with the state. Wine & spirits products (beer is not required) currently in distribution must be registered by December 31 and [...]

December 16th, 2013

2013 Wine Compliance Legislative Updates and a Virtual Seminar Invitation

By Jessamyn Boltz - ShipCompliant Research Team

You may remember reading our posts highlighting what to look for in the legislative season back at the beginning of 2013. Now that many legislative sessions are starting to come to a close, here is a quick check-in on this year’s legislative changes, all of which will be addressed in detail at the ShipCompliant Direct [...]

September 30th, 2013

Big Changes in Arkansas for Wine and Spirits Brand Registrations

By Jessamyn Boltz - ShipCompliant Research Team

Big changes regarding alcohol regulations continue to unfold for Arkansas this year with the passage of HB 1480, now Act 1105 (signed into law shortly Arkansas’ recent direct shipping bill). Act 1105 effectively changes the current wine and spirits brand registration process. Below is a table comparing the current requirements with the new requirements outlined [...]

June 20th, 2013