Deadline Approaches for Fifth Annual Leadership in Alcohol Regulation Award

Leadership in Alcohol Regulation Award LogoThe Center for Alcohol Policy is accepting nominations for the Fifth Annual Leadership in Alcohol Regulation Award until July 21, 2017. The award will be presented at the Center’s 10th Annual Alcohol Law and Policy Conference, September 6 – 8 at the Hyatt Centric Chicago Magnificent Mile in Chicago, Illinois.

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Center for Alcohol Policy Announces 10th Annual Essay Contest

2017 Essay Contest FlyerThe Center for Alcohol Policy is now accepting entries for its 10th Annual National Essay Contest. The topic for this year’s contest is:

The Supreme Court has recognized “temperance” as a permissible goal of state alcohol regulation. Define temperance as it would apply in today’s alcohol marketplace. Is it still relevant today? Should temperance still be recognized as a permissible goal of alcohol regulation?

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10th Annual Alcohol Law and Policy Conference Education Sessions Announced

The Center for Alcohol Policy’s 10th Annual Alcohol Law and Policy Conference to be held September 6-8, 2017, at the Hyatt Centric Chicago Magnificent Mile in Chicago, Illinois, will feature educational sessions addressing a variety of current alcohol policy issues. The sessions will be led by a wide range of experts, including legislators, educators, regulators, public health advocates and industry officials.

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Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt to Deliver Keynote Address at Alcohol Law and Policy Conference

Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt will deliver the keynote address at the Center for Alcohol Policy’s 10th Annual Alcohol Law and Policy Conference on September 6 – 8, 2017, at the Hyatt Centric Chicago Magnificent Mile in Chicago, Illinois. This annual event brings together a wide range of experts in the field of alcohol law – including state regulators, attorneys general, legislators, public health leaders, educators and industry officials – to discuss current alcohol laws and policies.

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Alcohol Policy Forum Examines Benefits of Current Alcohol Regulations

The Center for Alcohol Policy has unveiled a new video highlighting discussion and debate during the Pennsylvania Alcohol Policy Forum, held on March 22. The event, which took place in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, brought together more than 70 alcohol regulators, state lawmakers, legislative staff, public health representatives and industry members.

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Center for Alcohol Policy Marks Alcohol Awareness Month

This April, the Center for Alcohol Policy joins organizations across the country in recognizing Alcohol Awareness Month, a nationwide campaign to raise awareness of the problems that alcohol abuse can cause for individuals, their families and their communities.

“Alcohol Awareness Month is a great opportunity to educate policymakers, regulators and the public about alcohol, its uniqueness and its regulation – which aligns perfectly with the mission of the Center for Alcohol Policy,” said Jim Hall, former chairman of the National Transportation Safety Board and current member of the Center’s Advisory Council.

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New Report: Alcohol Industry Regulations Prevent Vertical Integration, Foster Competition and Protect Public Health

The Dangers of Common Ownership in an Uncommon IndustryA new report released by the Center for Alcohol Policy examines the history and purpose of tied-house prohibitions found in federal and state alcohol laws and explains how these prohibitions are as relevant today as when enacted following the repeal of Prohibition.

The report, “The Dangers of Common Ownership in an Uncommon Industry: Alcohol Policy in America and the Timeless Relevance of Tied-House Restrictions,” was authored by former executive counsel for the Louisiana Office of Alcohol and Tobacco Control and alcohol law attorney Jessica C. Starns.

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Nominations Open for Fifth Annual Leadership in Alcohol Regulation Award

Leadership in Alcohol Regulation Award LogoThe Center for Alcohol Policy is now accepting nominations for the Fifth Annual Leadership in Alcohol Regulation Award to be presented at the Center’s Alcohol Law and Policy Conference, September 6 – 8 at the Hyatt Centric Chicago Magnificent Mile in Chicago, Illinois. The award recognizes the work of alcohol regulators who oversee the alcohol industry and promote public safety. Nominations should provide information on how the nominee serves as an example to others in alcohol regulation.

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Essay on Sound Alcohol Beverage Control Policies Wins First Place in Center for Alcohol Policy’s Ninth Annual Essay Contest

Anna BrawleyThe Center for Alcohol Policy announced that Anna Brawley, a senior associate at Agnew::Beck Consulting, is the winner of its Ninth Annual Essay Contest. The national essay contest is intended to foster debate, analysis and examination of state alcohol regulation.

Brawley’s winning essay, “Deconstructing the Drink Menu: A History of Alcoholic Beverages and Proposed Policy Framework,” outlines what is and should be considered when developing sound alcohol beverage control policies.

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10th Annual Alcohol Law and Policy Conference: September 6-8 in Chicago

The Center for Alcohol Policy’s 10th Annual Alcohol Law and Policy Conference will be held September 6 – 8, 2017, at the Hyatt Chicago Magnificent Mile. Stay tuned for online registration coming soon.

Alcohol Law and Policy Conference 2017 Save the Date

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