Celebrating a Decade of Essays! Free E-book Collection Now Available.

The Center for Alcohol Policy is celebrating 10 years of its annual essay contest that explores alcohol regulation in the 21st century.  Each year, students and professionals are encouraged to participate in this significant effort to bring attention to state alcohol regulation, its complexities and many successes.

The Center has comprised a collection of these essays written by the its previous 1st place recipients from 2008 – 2018, which you can download for free here.

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National Poll Shows Support for State Regulation of Alcohol Bridges Partisan Gap

ALEXANDRIA, Va. – A new poll commissioned by the Center for Alcohol Policy on public opinion toward alcohol regulation found that Americans continue to overwhelmingly support states maintaining the authority to regulate alcohol within their own borders.  Notably, this support is remarkably strong across political party lines despite the heightened political polarization of today.  85 percent of Republicans, 81 percent of Democrats and 83 percent of Independents express support for alcohol being regulated at the state level. Read more…

National Poll Finds Strong Support for State Residency Laws Amid Pending Supreme Court Case Re: Alcohol Regulation

ALEXANDRIA, Va. –  According to a  national survey commissioned every two years by the Center for Alcohol Policy, an overwhelming majority of the public supports requiring alcohol retailers to be a resident of their respective state. This is the first time that the Center has tested public support for residency requirements in order to obtain a license to sell alcohol and found that fully 77% of Americans favor these laws.

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Registration for the Center’s 12th Annual Alcohol Law and Policy Conference Now Open!

The Center for Alcohol Policy’s 12th Annual Alcohol Law and Policy Conference will be held Aug. 25-27, 2019, in Boston, Mass., at the Boston Marriott Copley Place. Registration for the conference is now open. Don’t delay – register today!

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Nominations Open for Seventh Annual Leadership in Alcohol Regulation Award

The Center for Alcohol Policy is now accepting nominations for the Seventh Annual Leadership in Alcohol Regulation Award. The award will be presented at the Center’s 12th Annual Alcohol Law and Policy Conference, August 25 – 27 at the Boston Marriott Copley Place in Boston, Mass.  Read more…

North Carolina Alcohol Policy Forum Examines State-Based Alcohol Regulation, Public Health and Safety

DURHAM, NC – On Monday, Feb. 25 The Center for Alcohol Policy and the North Carolina Beer and Wine Wholesalers Association co-hosted one of the Center’s state alcohol policy forums, which enjoyed the attendance of over 50 state policymakers, legislative staff, alcohol regulators, several public health representatives, and industry members.  Read More…

Center Announces 12th Annual Alcohol Law and Policy Conference

The Center for Alcohol Policy’s 12th Annual Alcohol Law and Policy Conference will be held August 25-27, 2019 at the Boston Marriott Copley Place in Boston, Massachusetts. Stay tuned for online registration coming soon.  Read more…

Essay on State-Level Alcohol Licensing Wins First Place in Center for Alcohol Policy’s 11th Annual Essay Contest

The Center for Alcohol Policy is pleased to announce that Nathaniel E. Moyer, an associate attorney at Harrison & Moberly, LLP in Indianapolis, has been named the winner of the Center’s 11th Annual Essay Contest. The national essay contest is intended to foster debate, analysis and examination of alcohol policy.

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Virginia Alcohol Regulator Receives National Award at Center for Alcohol Policy Annual Conference

The Center for Alcohol Policy is pleased to announce that Chris Curtis, Deputy Secretary to the Board with the Virginia Alcoholic Beverage Control Authority (Virginia ABC), is the recipient of the Sixth Annual Leadership in Alcohol Regulation Award.

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New Report Examines Challenges & Solutions for Fake IDs in Evolving Retail Environment

The Center for Alcohol Policy has released a new report, “Fake IDs in America: Challenges of Identification and the Critical Need for Training,” authored by Susan Dworak, CEO of Real Identities, LLC. The report outlines current challenges posed by fake IDs, identifies best practices for verifying identification on alcohol sales, and proactive measures policymakers, regulators and licensees can take to protect against alcohol purchases with fake IDs.

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