US: Diageo takes legal action against California's Board of Equalization

By just-drinks.com editorial team | 17 June 2008

Diageo and the Flavored Malt Beverage Coalition have filed a suit against California's Board of Equalization challenging regulations that will reclassify flavoured beer as a distilled spirit, increasing the taxes on these products by more than 1600%.

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Diageo and the Flavored Malt Beverage Coalition have filed a suit against California's Board of Equalization challenging regulations that will reclassify flavoured beer as a distilled spirit, increasing the taxes on these products by more than 1600%.

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