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Palcohol With the Texas Legislature due to meet in 2017, lawmakers are stumbling over one another to file bills to be considered. One example is a number of bills being filed to regulate Palcohol. Palcohol is powdered alcohol, and the state’s nannies are concerned that the product may be used for nefarious purposes.

Rep. Carol […]

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Crowlers and Growlers This past week, the Chronicle reported that it may soon be legal for brew pubs and similar establishments to again sell crowlers. Apparently, it has remained legal to sell growlers. If you are like me, you might be wondering if the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission (TABC) makes rulings based on something superficial […]

A Contradiction in The Heights

In my last post, I addressed the recent repeal of Prohibition in The Heights. That action exposed a contradiction in The Heights.

Voters in The Heights favored repealing Prohibition by an overwhelming margin of 63.9 percent to 36.1 percent. While it is impossible to know the motivation of those voters, their actions made it legal […]

Prohibition in The Heights

Since 1912, it has been illegal to sell alcohol for off-site consumption in The Heights. On November 8, residents of The Heights voted to end Prohibition. (Texas law allows voters great discretion in the sale of alcohol.)

Interestingly, those on both sides of the issue cited quality of life issues as the reason for their […]