No industry member shall:

(1)           acquire or hold any interest in any license or permit with respect to the premises of a retail permittee;

(2)           acquire any interest in real or personal property owned, occupied, or used by a retail permittee in the conduct of his business;

(3)           furnish, give, rent, lend, or sell to a retail permittee any equipment, fixtures, signs, supplies, money, services, or other things of value except as otherwise provided in these Rules;

(4)           pay or credit a retail permittee for any advertising, display, or distribution service;

(5)           guarantee any loan or the repayment of any financial obligation of a retail permittee;

(6)           extend credit to a retail permittee, except as otherwise provided in these Rules;

(7)           require a retail permittee to take and dispose of a certain quota of any alcoholic beverages;

(8)           acquire any interest in a mortgage or deed of trust on the retailer's business or property;

(9)           pay for the display of advertising on any signs or scorecards manufactured by a third party for a retailer;

(10)         furnish free warehousing by delaying delivery of alcoholic beverage product or by providing refrigerated vehicles for a retailer; or

(11)         purchase advertising on signs, scoreboards and programs at ballparks, racetracks, and coliseums from the retail concessionaire, unless the retailer is a city or county, and an exemption has been granted pursuant to G.S. 18B‑1116(b).


History Note:        Authority G.S. 18B-100; 18B‑207; 18B‑1116(a);

Eff. January 1, 1982;

Amended Eff. July 1, 1992; May 1, 1984;

Transferred and Recodified from 04 NCAC 02T .0707 Eff. August 1, 2015;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. August 19, 2017.