Administrators Conference
October 4 - October 7, 2015
Des Moines, IA

2015 SAM Training
September 28 - September 30, 2015
Alexandria, VA

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SAM Data Availability
StatePMR/Load DateLatest Change
VT* 9/3/2015 08/15
MS 9/3/2015 08/15
WV 9/3/2015 08/15
MT 9/1/2015 08/15
PA-SLO 8/31/2015 08/24-08/30
OR-Str Level 8/28/2015 07/15

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Powdered Alcohol: An Encapsulation (9/15) - Discusses the many issues concerning palcohol.

Today's Alcohol Demands A Closer Look - An easy to read booklet that highlights the changes occurring in the alcohol industry.

The Blurring of Alcohol This report looks at the trend of new beer and wine products with higher alcohol content than the public may realize.

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European court ruling casts doubt on Government plan for minimum alcohol prices Drinkers 'pay billions of pounds in tax more than they cost' Pernod Ricard Targets -2% China Growth The San Francisco Giants get their own craft beer -- why not the L.A. Dodgers? Marijuana-infused Wine: Cannabis Adds Flavor, Structure to Wine University of Michigan to inform parents of student alcohol violations MU fraternities to ban hard alcohol at their houses Alcohol Sensitizes Brain’s Response to Food Aromas, Say Scientists—Is Liquor Responsible for Rising Obesity? 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Gallo Announces Purchase of Talbott Vineyards Brown-Forman’s Sales Slip 2%, Hurt By Currency Fluctuations [VIDEO] Top Spirits Brands Exploding On Social Media Brewery Industry Leaders to Speak at NBWA’s 78th Annual Convention and Trade Show Oregon newlyweds offer weed bar at their wedding Control State Results for July 2015 What alcohol really does to your body on an airplane Councilwoman Ramsey to withdraw controversial proposals to loosen rules for liquor, entertainment American Whiskey Propels Distilled Spirits Consumption to 18th Straight Year of Growth Even light, moderate alcohol intake may increase risk for certain cancers Study: UW-Madison students who drink live closer to bars, liquor stores than those who don't drink Starbucks is now serving alcohol at 70 locations Kentucky’s Spirits Producers Pushing For Drink Sales at Distilleries P.E.I. health officials advise safe alcohol consumption California-Grown Agave Is Making Tequila Sustainable A begrudging 'yes' for Target liquor Idaho liquor sales up again Washington's top marijuana advisor steps down Alcohol abuse rise sparks minimum pricing call The thinking behind YOU wines Craft beer: brewers add booze to root beer MillerCoors Looks For Sales Pop With Hard Soda US Now Biggest Export Market For NZ Wine A drier time Presentation highlights history of prohibition Nearly $1B spent on liquor in Ohio over past year 8 Countries Around The World Where Alcohol Consumption is Still Illegal Oklahoma Scenic Rivers Commission Wants Stricter Alcohol Laws Booze watch: CCTV in Japan detects drunk people on train platforms, alerts staff A Simple Fix for Drunken Driving Coca-Cola Amatil (CCA) and Beam Suntory have today announced a new distribution partnership in New Zealand. 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Spirits of Detroit: Chasing down alcoholic root beer WA Government acts on powder alcohol Bourbon Lake And What It Did For Whiskey Age Statements XTRA KINKY Cocktails in Cans Taking Shelves by Storm There's a Wheaties beer now Growing number of Oregon cities, counties banning marijuana Cold beer getting warm as court weighs state's alcohol laws 10 Del. beer brewing facts you should know Alcoholic Architecture: Could People Really Get Drunk By Inhaling Booze At This London Bar? Push to stop legalization of marijuana Tweak to State Liquor Authority's powers inspired by Albany retailer would protect out-of-state shipping Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder mislabelled, more widespread in WA than thought, researcher says Children exposed to thousands of alcohol advertisements on television sporting games Jim Beam raises funds for prostate cancer Diageo supports Lion initiative Pre-loading adds to UK alcohol problems 7 things you didn’t know about alcohol in America Lawmaker plans bills over how the DABC does business Why do fewer N.J. highway deaths involve alcohol than in neighboring states? Alcohol Advertising MADD: Talk early, talk often to kids about alcohol Why Wine Bottles Come in Different Shapes Alcohol is Still the Deadliest Drug The Boozy Underbelly of Saturday Morning Cartoons (excerpt) Senate bill could put more money in breweries' pockets for jobs, more beer Alaska marijuana regulators consider ban on pot clubs How growlers will grow through Florida’s new beverage law Off sale system on the table in SLGA liquor review Anheuser-Busch InBev and the Colorado distribution game Burlington's alcohol policy for restaurants and package stores under review NZ's first alcohol-free bar closes its doors Binge drinking by young women raises future health risks Study Examines How and Why States Adopt Drunk Driving Laws Oregon Medical Marijuana Business Conference: Bridging the Gap Hard push warns youth about drinking Virginia ABC Special Agents Return to Active Duty Department of Liquor Control to Host Statewide Alcohol Regulatory Forum Are unlimited liquor sales fueling bootlegging in the N.W.T.? Indonesian alcohol market faces price headache after tariff hike Delaware Brew Bus taps niche in rising alcohol tourism Shortages leave Venezuelans thirsty for their favorite beer amid heat wave Craft beers get heavy ... on the alcohol One In Seven Drink More Alcohol Than Water Millions of Americans admit to drunk driving, CDC finds CBS News Virtual Booze: Liquor Producers Log on to Get Into the Social Media Spirit MADD Texas Warns Parents: Early Alcohol Use Undermines Academic Success Young Adult Leadership Conference Utah beer lovers rejoice as Epic offers state’s first high-alcohol growler Liquor Commission Supports Campaign to Build Homes for Injured Vets N.C. wine and grape industry has $1.71-billion impact on state’s economy Gun shop wants to serve alcohol near shooting range Tecumseh LCBO among stores selling 12-packs of beer Manitoba Liberals promise lower booze prices, possible privatization Study suggests safe alcohol guidance 'unrealistic' Wine Takes the Throne as Most Popular Imported Liquor in Korea Robert Oatley Vineyards rebrands Eastside Distilling Receives Approval for Spirits Sales in Texas and Indiana (exercept) Drinking Pear Juice Before Alcohol Can Help Prevent Hangovers Alcohol Shown to Be True Gateway Drug Indians push for alcohol prohibition in street protests ACT passes new laws to crack down on 'irresponsible' supply of alcohol to minors by parents ‘Sensible’ guide to limit alcohol use is vital Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board Participates in Annual National Night Out Programs Across the State ATC to issue Stonewall Beverage Company alcohol permit New Hampshire Liquor Commission Promotes Christina Demers to Chief Financial Officer Electronic Interventions for Alcohol Misuse and Alcohol Use Disorders: A Systematic Review Private bourbon barrel sales surge Illegal alcohol factory and 130,000 litres of suspected fake vodka uncovered in Widnes That’s the Spirit Heineken Sales Beat Estimates as New Beers Fuel Europe Gain New York distilleries save over $424,000 in fees due to Cuomo's Wine, Beer, Spirits and Cider Summits (excerpt) Cheaper beer and wine in Texas? Consuming alcohol at conception increases diabetes risk in offspring Hard liquor: Officials seize Chinese spirits laced with Viagra Japanese distillery to send whisky aboard International Space Station, test effects of zero-gravity aging Fears raised over rise in counterfeit booze and alcohol home delivery supplies in Liverpool Cider industry feeling flat over country of origin labelling exclusion Tribe in S.D. going into ‘pot’ business Legalized pot in Vt. will be back on track The taxman drinketh: 43% of South Carolina beer sales goes to state, feds WA rejects Victorian plea to ban powdered alcohol Kenyan 'killer brew' addicts losing both alcohol and private parts N.J. lawmakers: No powdered alcohol in the Garden State State gets tough on marijuana edibles following student death New Speakers Added for Eighth Annual Alcohol Law and Policy Conference Over 3000 NSW liquor licences cancelled Legal regulations on alcohol consumption have preventive effect on young consumers European alcohol companies' India business outlook dampened by regulatory bottlenecks: Moody's Entry Deadline Approaches for NBWA Third Annual “Share Your Story” Contest for First-Time Convention Attendees 21 out of 42 stores awarded liquor licenses in Saline County drawing Navajo Nation lawmakers pass bill to enact alcohol tax Connecticut bans powdered alcohol Wet vote wins: Alcohol sales vote passes in Marshall County Questions raised about number of minorities receiving alcohol, pot citations B.C. liquor review: Tasting rooms to expand liquor sales New Bill Seeks $48M For In-Vehicle Alcohol Detection Utah liquor board OKs 1st tasting permit for a distillery Council Agrees On Partial Privatization of Liquor Control, But Some Want More Russia tightens regulations on alcohol Liquor lobby uncorks distillery bill Public hearings held on AL alcoholic beverage laws Import tax on alcohol jumps to 150% Thailand leads Asia in reducing drinking & alcohol (with videos) Craft Beverage Modernization And Tax Reform Act Introduced ABL President Participates in Congressional Responsible Hospitality Caucus Briefing The parent-kid pot talk from inside the industry There’s $300-million waiting to be shipped from the LCBO’s warehouses OLCC keeps working Alcohol-related fatalities dropping in Wisconsin Control State Results for June 2015 Starting with one store's license, Wawa could enter beer market in Pa. Va. youth conference focuses on substance abuse prevention Vodka, brandy and gin can come under the scanner of FSSAI's liquor standards Diageo announces new managing director Infographic: The Recipe for a Successful Booze Brand Tradition mixes well with engagement, social media and a dash of... Beer, now with more alcohol Residents celebrate law allowing alcohol at retirement homes Liquor enforcement works with speedway on underage drinking Going to a show? Leave the pot at home Boise bars — Downtown or brown town? (excerpt) Why Pabst Brewing Company Is Returning To Its Milwaukee Home And Setting Up A Beer Garden Illinois bans powdered alcohol, restricts caffeine TABC Tells Coffee Bar to Stop Selling Beer In Crowlers Liquor store restrictions could be eased later this year UK Living Wage Could Force Pub Closures Is Alcohol Safe for Diabetics? 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Brewers & Alcohol Agents Meet Scotch Exports Can ‘Drive Rest Of Economy’ The Difficulty Of Re-Regulation: Lessons from New Zealand Alcohol interlocks doing their job More people buy wine online than at cellar door Gallo, Barefoot Dominate Off-Premise Sales Snyder OKs law allowing alcohol consumption on 'pedal pubs' Let your voice be heard on Alabama alcohol laws during 3 public hearings in July Dueling pot legalization campaigns grow support in Maine Tennessee Uses Technology to Improve Alcohol Licensing Governor signs bill allowing return of happy hours in Illinois bars How America's Drinking Problem Is Affecting College Campuses, And How to Solve It Center for Alcohol Policy Names Mike Lashbrook as Executive Director How Millennials Are Changing The Wine Industry Canadian company is developing a 'breathalyzer for pot' World’s First ‘Smart’ Wine Bottle Unveiled California craft distillers closer to selling spirits on premise New liquor board chairman Benjamin Neil 'in no great rush to make any great changes' NY bill could ease online wine dispute Rate of teens abstaining from alcohol almost doubles in 13 years, study finds Myanmar’s Beer Market Heats Up Liquor commission grapples with pot regulation Does Savannah need a vision for a revised alcohol ordinance? Beer brands tap new Asia markets Fewer rowdy scenes with liquor curbs Overhaul of alcohol advertising regulations needed to keep up with social media, researchers say Nova Scotia public drinking laws could move to all-wet Free Market Foundation To Oppose Liquor Policy Alcohol and dagga combo makes drivers extra lethal Craft Beer Boom Puts Pressure On State Regulations Wine-glass ceiling: are men still holding the reins in the wine industry? Growth in Missouri’s wine industry helps fuel local economy Liquor commission working on legal pot rules Could beer sales help the state's budget crisis? Binge drinking rates increase among Iowa women Texas considering coupons for beer, wine sales Beer sales at grocers worry Greeley’s brewers Drink-drug drivers to face tough new penalties Now, use your lungs and eyes to ‘drink’ booze! Twin Cities suburbs look to limit number of liquor stores Brewery will bolster burgeoning suds industry DrinkWise ‘not out to please public health lobby groups’ says marketing director Vintage value drops for growers Milwaukee company to market vodka in a box Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board Celebrates the Grand Re-Opening of the Fine Wine & Good Spirits Premium Collection... TABC investigation unveils some bars may be cheating customers Hogan appoints new city liquor board chair, commissioner Africa Spirits Limited seek Court orders against alcohol raids Venezuela’s Next Shortage Could Be Beer 50 States Of Craft Beer: California Is A Brew-Lover's Paradise Lobby group pro-drinks, but not in photographs Changes at VA ABC may not be spelled HUGE University of Maryland gets permission to serve alcohol at sporting events 5 Alcohol-Monitoring Apps That Tell You When to Stop Drinking Partnership reduces underage alcohol supply in small community King County aims to roll medical-marijuana shops into legal-pot system Privatization of Liquor Corporation will do more harm than good, says NAPE People substitute marijuana for alcohol at age 21, study says Anheuser- Busch leaves Oklahoma trade group over liquor law dispute Kentucky bourbon production reaches historic 40-year high Idaho’s west borders legal-pot region China makes big bet on turning desert into wine region Inside Jim Beam’s “Liquid Arts Studio,” where food science meets bourbon mythology (Excerpt) Bacardi Limited acquires Banks rum Alcohol-fuelled air rage incidents are up 40% from last year... proving 'floozing' phenomenon is on the rise Two held for forcing 3-year-old to drink liquor How Companies Are Trying to Bring Marijuana Ads Online Health Ministry to reduce harmful consumption of alcohol by 3% 'No-sell' alcohol list for downtown Missoula shelved MD: Department of Liquor Control Slashes Prices on Certain Beers Wine and spirits permanently exempt from Sales Tax in Rhode Island Pregnant women should be tested for alcohol amid binge drinking fears A Connected Bottle for Smarter Spirits and Good Times Avoiding Liquor Privatization Disaster Pennsylvania Lawmakers Look to Ban Powdered Alcohol Alabama lawmakers acquire taste for Sunday sales, draft beer PA Liquor Control Board Grants Pitt Responsible Alcohol Use Grant Moderate alcohol consumption 'doubles' risk of throat, mouth cancers: Cancer Council Virginia ABC Awards 14 Grants for Alcohol Education and Prevention Programs GOP budget, liquor privatization move forward in shadow of Gov. Wolf's veto A first-hand look at the dangers of drinking and boating
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