Center for Alcohol Policy Marks Anniversary of 21st Amendment

US-ConstitutionOn Saturday, December 5, the Center for Alcohol Policy will commemorate the 82nd anniversary of the ratification of the 21st Amendment to the United States Constitution. On that date in 1933, Prohibition ended in the United States when 36 states (the requisite three-fourths majority of the then 48 states) ratified the 21st Amendment to the United States Constitution, thereby repealing the 18th Amendment which began Prohibition in 1920.

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State Alcohol Laws and Public Health Discussed on Day Two of Eighth Annual Alcohol Law and Policy Conference

South_Dakota_Attorney_General_Marty_JackleyThe Center for Alcohol Policy (CAP) Eighth Annual Alcohol Law and Policy Conference kicked off day two at the Hyatt Chicago Magnificent Mile in Chicago, Illinois, with keynote remarks by South Dakota Attorney General and National Association of Attorneys General President Marty Jackley.

Attorney General Jackley detailed the role of state attorneys general in alcohol policy debates and the importance of policies that safeguard against the abuse of alcohol.

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Center for Alcohol Policy Honors Montana Liquor Education Unit With Leadership in Alcohol Regulation Award

Montana_Liquor_Education_Unit_Award_RecipientsThe Center for Alcohol Policy (CAP) is pleased to announce that the Montana Department of Revenue’s Liquor Education Unit is the recipient of the Third Annual Leadership in Alcohol Regulation Award.

The award, which recognizes a specific program, agency or person who oversees the alcohol industry and promotes public safety, was presented September 10 by the CAP Advisory Council at the Eighth Annual Alcohol Law and Policy Conference, which took place at the Hyatt Chicago Magnificent Mile in Chicago, Illinois.

Accepting the award were Montana Liquor Education Unit employees Kacey Collins and Lisa Scates.

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Alcohol Law and Policy Conference Examines Current Alcohol Regulatory Environment

2015CLEJimWelcomeThe Center for Alcohol Policy (CAP) Eighth Annual Alcohol Law and Policy Conference began September 10 at the Hyatt Chicago Magnificent Mile in Chicago, Illinois, with a welcome by CAP Advisory Council member and former National Traffic Safety Board Chairman James Hall.

Hall noted that the conference is a key opportunity for a diverse group of state and federal alcohol regulators, law enforcement, legislators, public health advocates, members of the alcohol beverage industry and others interested in alcohol policy issues to come together to learn and share ideas.

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National Survey Finds Americans Overwhelmingly Support the Current System of Alcohol Laws and Regulations

people-at-barAccording to a bipartisan national poll commissioned by the Center for Alcohol Policy (CAP), the American public overwhelmingly supports the current system of alcohol regulation in the U.S. Additionally, the current regulatory system for alcohol is viewed by Americans as necessary to keeping the public safe.

“Americans recognize and agree that when it comes to a unique product such as alcohol, regulation is vital, and they support the states’ ability to set their own laws and regulations around alcohol,” said Mike Lashbrook, the Center’s executive director. “Additionally, this national survey shows that consumers are highly satisfied with the choice and variety available to them in the American marketplace.”

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