Section 4301.243 | Giving things of value in connection with purchase of alcoholic beverage.
(A) Notwithstanding any other provision of this chapter or Chapter 4303. of the Revised Code, a manufacturer, supplier, or solicitor registered pursuant to section 4303.25 of the Revised Code, or an agent or employee of a manufacturer or supplier, excluding a distributor or retail permit holder, may give merchandise or another thing of value to a personal consumer in connection with the purchase of an alcoholic beverage if both of the following apply:
(1) The value of the merchandise or other thing of value does not meet or exceed the retail price of the alcoholic beverage purchased by the personal consumer;
(2) The merchandise or other thing of value is not made by or awarded through a distributor or retail permit holder.
(B) As used in this section, "personal consumer" means an individual who is at least twenty-one years of age, does not hold a permit issued under chapter 4303. of the Revised Code, and intends to use a purchased alcoholic beverage for personal consumption only and not for resale or other commercial purposes.
Available Versions of this Section
- September 29, 2015 – House Bill 64 - 131st General Assembly [ View September 29, 2015 Version ]