The 2020 Florida Alcoholic Beverages Trade Practices Guide is a reference tool that addresses Florida Statute §561.42, referred to as the Tied House Evil law.

The statute provides prohibitions and limitations related to the relationships and interactions between manufacturers, distributors, importers, brand owners, brokers and sales agents on the one hand, and vendors on the other. Topics covered in the guide include definitions, advertising, signage, tasting and sampling, sweepstakes, trade shows and seminars, among others.

The Florida Alcoholic Beverages Trade Practices Guide is available here. The guide is for informational purposes only and is subject to change at any time The information contained in this guide was derived from Florida Statutes (Fla. Stat.) and Florida Administrative Code (F.A.C.) and was current as of Jan. 12, 2020.

The content of this article is intended to provide a general guide to the subject matter. Specialist advice should be sought about your specific circumstances.