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§18B‑1214.  Prohibited practices enumerated.

It is a violation of thisArticle for any winery, directly or indirectly, to engage in any of thefollowing practices:

(1)        To restrict the saleof any equity or indebtedness or the transfer of any securities of anywholesaler or in any way prevent or attempt to prevent the transfer, sale, orissuance of shares of stock or indebtedness to employees, personnel of thewholesaler, or heirs of the principal owner, as long as basic financialrequirements of the winery are complied with and the sale, transfer, orissuance does not have the effect of accomplishing a sale of the wholesaler;

(2)        To imposeunreasonable standards of performance upon a wholesaler;

(3)        To prohibit directlyor indirectly the right of free association among wholesalers for any lawfulpurpose. (1983, c. 85, s. 2.)