204 CMR 2.00:
REGULATIONS OF THE ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES
(1) No holder of a license issued under M.G.L. c. 138, s. 15 shall
sell or offer to sell any alcoholic beverages at a price less than invoiced
cost. Cost is defined as net cost appearing on the invoice for said
alcoholic beverage. The use of any device, promotion or scheme which
results in the sale of alcoholic beverages at less than invoiced cost
(2) Donations of alcoholic beverages by licensees for the purpose of
having the same used as prizes in any game of chance are prohibited.
(3) No licensee shall buy or sell, or offer or contract to buy or sell,
any alcoholic beverages on consignment or under conditional sale or
with the privileges of return or on any basis otherwise than a sale
or purchase in good faith. 204 CMR 2.00 shall not prohibit the return,
or acceptance of the return, of alcoholic beverages for ordinary and
usual commercial reasons arising after the merchandise has been sold.
(4) No Hotel, Restaurant, Club, Tavern or "Package Goods" Store shall
buy, or contract to buy, any alcoholic beverages from any Manufacturer
or Wholesaler and Importer on consignment or under conditional sale
or with the privilege of return or on any basis otherwise than a sale
in good faith; provided, that 204CMR 2.00 shall not prohibit the return
of alcoholic beverages for ordinary and usual commercial reasons arising
after the alcoholic beverages have been purchased.
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