SALT LAKE CITY April 29, 2016 –The Office of the Attorney General released the following statement today about the Brewvies v. DABC lawsuit:
“Last week Cinema Pub, L.L.C. d/b/a Brewvies sued the Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (DABC) challenging a recent DABC notice of violation of Utah Code section 32B-1-504(7)(a) and (d),” said Daniel Burton, spokesman for the Office of the Attorney General. “In its capacity as legal counsel to all state agencies, the Office of the Attorney General will continue to support and defend DABC’s enforcement of the current law.
“The Attorney General does not make the law. Our duty is to defend both the state agency and the laws that are passed by the people. We will continue to advise DABC and defend their enforcement of current state law. The proper channel for changing state law is through the legislative process.”