(1) In addition to advertising and point of
sale material, ORS 471.398(4)
allows a supplier (manufacturer or wholesaler), or its agents, to provide items
of nominal value to a retailer. This rule describes the items of nominal value
a supplier, or its agents, may give to a retailer.
A supplier, or its agents, may give basic
items that support the supplier's products at the retailer's premises such as:
(A) One tavern head per calendar year per
(B) A trade-in of
a tavern head at the fair market value as partial payment for a new one when
the retailer replaces an existing draft system.
(b) Washers or Thomas valves necessary for
proper operation of draft equipment;
(c) New and used empty shells or bags in
sufficient quantity for returning the supplier's empty containers;
Samples and Tastings:
(A) Tastings or samples of distilled spirits
that the retailer does not carry but only in an amount not to exceed 50
(B) Tastings or samples of
wine and malt beverages that the retailer does not carry. The sample must not
exceed a one gallon container of malt beverage or a five liter container of
wine. It must be clearly and permanently marked "sample -- not for
(C) Distilled spirits,
wine and malt beverage tastings for retailer educational seminars that are not
open to the public.
(3) A violation of any section of this rule
is a Category III violation.
Or. Admin. R.
OLCC 8-1987, f. 31-3-87,
ef. 4-1-87; OLCC 7-1992, f. & cert. ef. 7-1-92; Renumbered from
845-010-0126; OLCC 5-2009, f. 4-21-09, cert. ef.
Stat. Auth.: ORS 471, including
Stats. Implemented: ORS