Legal Symposium
March 13 - March 15, 2016
Alexandria, VA

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Analytics/Statistical Data

SAM Data Availability
StatePMR/Load DateLatest Change
MI* 5/21/2015 04/15
MD-Str Level 5/19/2015 04/15
MD-Acct Level 5/19/2015 04/15
OR-Str Level 5/18/2015 04/15
OR-Acct Level 5/18/2015 04/15
PA-SLO 5/18/2015 05/11-05/17

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Powdered Alcohol: An Encapsulation - 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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National Beer Wholesalers Association Announces Launch of New Mobile-Friendly Website Critics Force Alcohol Delivery Service To Close Prineville brewery to change name Beer Bikes to Roam On Streets of California Soon Michigan Senate moves to ban powdered alcohol in Michigan Debate brewing in Anchorage over alcohol sales for mobile food vendors Pernod Eyes Big U.S. Opportunity For Cuban Rum Havanista For $300, You Can Drink Gin Made From The Bodies Of Foraged Ants Alcohol Tax Breaks Brewing In Congress - May 2015 NZ Doctors Call For Teen Booze Ban In Bars All-day drinking did not cause feared rise in British alcohol abuse says think tank Dartmouth Students Say Hard Alcohol Ban Just A Small Piece Of A Bigger Reform Puzzle 'Designated Skipper' Campaign Launches Nationwide The Spirit of America Parents sue frat in Mont Vernon teen's alcohol death New B.C. liquor laws are 'not fair' say private liquor stores Alcohol and Underage Drinking part two of series on substance abuse NABCA Control State Results for April 2015 Drink-Driving Limit Should Be Cut, Police Say Adolescents with sleep issues more likely to use alcohol, marijuana Beer Production In China Drops As Taste For Wine Continues To Grow Beer in the middle, wine on the coasts, says Twitter South Dakota Attorney General Marty Jackley to Deliver Keynote Address at Alcohol Law and Policy Conference What's really unhealthier - binge drinking or a small daily tipple? New Alcohol Law Favours EABL, Keroche Says Report recommends new approach to college drinking Maine committee backs plan to cut alcohol tax on kombucha Proposed marijuana sales tax unveiled by Oregon Legislators House votes to ban 'Palcohol' -- powdered alcohol Alcohol ads on local buses? It may happen Retailers push for beer and liquor imports Beer diversity accelerates evolution of drinkers’ flavor Investors belly up to the latest beverage trend: craft liquor NHTSA Releases New Study on DUI Recidivism Women Making Whiskey: An 800-Year History In bourbon country, a shot of scandal Governor doesn’t support privatizing liquor sales Police prepare for Oregon marijuana law to take effect Kansas Senate Blocks Sales Of Stronger Beer In Supermarkets Massachusetts lawmakers pressed to serve up more alcohol licenses State Senate Approves Breath Alcohol Devices in All DUI Offenders' Vehicles Texas Dram Shop Bill Requires Bars Buy Liquor Liability Insurance Kansas counties could pass law to allow grocers to sell hard liquor Washington State cracking down on pot shop sale of marijuana to minors United Kingdom: Better-Educated Women Contributing to Rise in UK Alcohol Consumption: Study Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol? Not Possible at this Time In rich nations, risky drinking rises even as total drinking declines Where Canadians spend the most on booze Liquor Distributors Invest in Tech Firm to Boost E-Commerce in Alcohol State Senate Again Holds Key to Direct Shipment of Wine, Says Sonney Chirico assembling new Liquor Commission Protecting small liquor shops A new Busch to begin selling beer in Texas Raise Alcohol Tax to Boost Economic Output, Says OECD This tequila tasting flight costs $500K Alcohol Consumption: How Much You Drink Could Be Based On The Shape Of Your Glass AG urges Liquor Control Board to consider all forms of marijuana that can appeal to children in rulemaking process AG urges Liquor Control Board to consider all forms of marijuana that can appeal to children in rulemaking process Concern over Ohio entertainment districts fueling binge-drinking New craft bill law highlighted during ceremonial bill signing Gov. Rick Snyder makes reappointment to Liquor Control Commission Assembly Bill 1322 Would Allow Beauty Salons, Barbershops To Serve Alcohol Without Permit Lehigh Valley craft distillers offered fast track to state liquor stores Ohio law allowing zones for open alcohol containers appeals to some townships, smaller cities Liquor board power struggle looming Drinking Alcohol In Moderation Is Beneficial To Health Emperador to buy cognac maker Op-ed: Utah liquor management is cleaning up a longtime problem Americans' Taste In Alcohol Is Getting More Expensive Bacardi, iconic liquor brand, struggles at age 153 America’s Beer Distributors Celebrate Craft Beer Week No more hard liquor at University of Kansas frat houses Enjoy responsibly: Alcohol policies at American universities Inslee signs bills to ease liquor laws, ban powder Miami Beach bans sidewalk booze sales after 2 a.m. Asia to 'dominate' wine consumption Wal-Mart to carry Devotion Vodka Beer consumption at 68-year-low in Australia, total booze at 50-year low Man’s 56 Shots Of Alcohol ‘Likely’ Killed Him, Bar Owner Faces Manslaughter Trial Business loses liquor license after moonshine found Spirit of enterprise fuels the rise of a Rwandan liqueur brand Pennsylvania’s craft distilleries get easier access to liquor stores under new program New ABC Store Opens in Arlington Marijuana vs. Alcohol: The Effects Psychoactive Drugs Have On Physical And Mental Health Resilient UK On-Trade Is ‘On Its Way Back’ Alcohol “in the rocks" NH Liquor Commission to Host Exclusive Fine Italian Wine Tasting Event Texas Unlikely to Ban Powdered Alcohol This Session Adults urged to deny B.C. high school grads access to alcohol Newly Formed Oregon Group Tackles Pot Rules Utah is the most controlling of the liquor control states, but study says we’re not alone Government to check online liquor sale Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board Launches PA Spirits Program in Fine Wine and Good Spirits Stores Governor to address proposed budget cuts to law enforcement agency New Minnesota law allows certain sales of alcohol that might change the way some businesses operate House panel OKs county vote option on groceries, big retailers selling liquor D.C. Now Regulates Boozy Cupcakes, And Other New Liquor Laws Saskatchewan alcohol sales on the rise Supply chain sustainability The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s (SAMHSA) Underage Drinking Prevention National Media... Sunday growler sales soon a reality, once cities give the OK Ohio Rally Shows Most Teens Aren't Abusing Drugs, Alcohol A peeved beer drinker is suing Blue Moon for claiming it’s a craft beer Trendy craft of microdistilling alcohol could be coming to Louisiana Bottoms up: Muni liquor stores take big losses in Minnesota European Parliament Resolution calls for new EU Alcohol Strategy Drunk-driving simulator revealed at NLC's 'Responsible Choices' Safe and Sound - How the three-tier alcohol regulatory system promotes safe products and high revenue collection - New... America’s Beer Distributors Celebrate May as Tavern Month National Study Demonstrates that Responsible Retailing Programs Improve Clerk ID-Checking to Avoid Illegal Alcohol... Liquor reform could hinge, again, on state budget New Beer Law Montana Undecided About The Sale Of Powdered Alcohol Alcohol arrests down, drugs arrests up in Wyoming DABC budget cuts force liquor store security changes Massachusetts beer distributor charged in 'pay-to-play' probe Labour was wrong to bring in 24 hour drinking, admits Andy Burnham Alcohol research finds Australians support greater restrictions on industry At Bud Light, Plenty of 'Yes' Went Into the 'No' Slogan The Effects Drinking Alcohol On An Empty Stomach Have On Your Body Labels that differentiate Should Ireland’s Good Friday booze ban be abolished? China increases wine-growing area More Than 30 EU Spirits Tax Hikes Hit Industry Alcohol vending machines: the future of your Friday night Hear Johnny Cash’s Biggest Hits Played on Beer Bottles Study finds alcohol tax increases beneficial to public health New campaign targets parents, adults as alcohol providers Hogan to retire as state liquor commissioner Michigan poll shows 51% support for marijuana legalization, taxation and regulation Missouri alcohol, tobacco agency could get dedicated funds Wine and Liquor Business Consolidating, Breweries Expanding Nunavut Retail Alcohol Sales Debate Revived After Vote Growler Bill Passes Florida House 2015 NBWA Legislative Conference Highlights Value of Independent Beer Distribution System and State Alcohol Regulation Should Young Celebrities Be Banned From Booze Ads? New police tool looks like a flashlight, helps detect alcohol Driven to drink: From many backgrounds, for many reasons, some people can’t stop at a cold one or two Reflect on your consumption New rules on discount liquor sales could undermine consumer interests Wal-Mart in Showdown With Texas Over Alcohol Illinois Liquor Control Commission begins campaign to stop underage drinking Gov. McAuliffe Announces Members of ABC Review Panel Moderate alcohol benefits vary by race and sex, finds huge US survey Binge Drinking in Wisconsin Exceeds US Average, Incidence of Alcohol Intake Related to Location Control State Results for March 2015 Ohio Senate votes to ease open-container law in entertainment districts Organizers hope for exchange of ideas, strategies at summit about marijuana use in SC Delaware officials launch new campaign targeting underage and binge drinking HIV-Positive Men Are More Affected By Alcohol Spirits that Move Markets New Report Available: Private labels -cheap alcohol for youth? Alcohol Awareness Month is a good time to talk to kids Last call for Worcester County's liquor business? Alcohol industry campaigns ‘normalise’ excessive drinking Ladies of lager gravitate to beer careers Montgomery to get $14 million more in state funding State Senate approves bill that would loosen law on wine shipments to Indiana residents New York Times wine club members dry in New York state OLCC wants $10 million for new marijuana program When Hip-Hop First Went Corporate Nebraska senators advance package of alcohol bills to benefit craft breweries, hard ciders Route 104 NH State Liquor Store has 12,000 square feet of space Pa. Senate's top leader backs liquor privatization bill Pa. House GOP not keen on later bar closings No home delivery from online alcohol sales just yet Alcohol industry timing social media promotions to tie-in with major sporting fixtures, research shows A shocking talk on kids and alcohol Craft beer legislation is double-edged sword Lawmakers approve new marijuana control board N.H. liquor chief: Powdered alcohol poses health threat Minnesota Senate defeats bid for Sunday liquor sales 4 Women Leading The Liquor Industry You Should Know About, Because These Ladies Are Seriously Impressive Bill would stop alcohol, tobacco marketing to kids online How does alcohol content affect your wine? (Excerpt) Keep alcohol out of the picture at theaters Changing N. Carolina alcohol laws not as simple as ABC Ontario Committed to Supporting Safe Consumption of Alcohol Province To Offer Beer For Sale In Selected Grocery Stores When you’re an addict but serving alcohol is in your job description Virginia ABC Launches Middle School Initiative to Stop Underage Drug and Alcohol Use Sen. Scott Wagner's liquor privatization proposal sounds good (YDR opinion) Booze Ban Faces Challenge Missouri House gives initial OK to allowing business to let customers use brewing equipment Lockout laws have reduced numbers hospitalised due to alcohol-related violence New Hampshire Settles Liquor Contract Suits for $2.5 Million Ducey veto clears way for powdered alcohol Claims Newport shop sold alcohol to 55 children and asked them to hide it Wagner to propose liquor privatization bill Indonesian Islamic parties seek ban on alcohol consumption Alcohol Use And Older Adults Pot Plus Booze Doubles Odds for Drunk Driving, Study Says Youth-led initiative aims to prevent sale of beer and liquor purchased for minors Don't Underestimate Risks Of Expanding Beer, Wine Sales (Opinion) National pro-marijuana group leads in Maine money drive Pa. Lawmaker Wants to Extend Sale of Alcohol to 4 a.m. Washington House votes to ban controversial powdered alcohol Bars and restaurants 'hit by new drink-drive limit' Bid Launched For UK’s First Gluten-Free Brewery Selling beer and wine in grocery stores carries serious risks (commentary) Washington, Oregon wine leaders oppose proposed AVA rule OPSEU Hails MADD Canada Position On Alcohol Sales In Grocery Stores Selling beer and wine in grocery stores carries serious risks (Commentary) Does alcohol in movies make teens more likely to drink? Vote Could Shutter Oakland Youth Drug & Alcohol Treatment Center After 30 Years Of Service Private label wines step out into the open This Week in History: Greeks pass alcohol policy to increase student safety Report: More than 15 months in, pot-infused edibles still confound Howard Hewitt column: Arsenic in wine is much ado about not much Proposed law would allow open containers in some Ohio cities Free-flowing booze at beauty salons or barber shops could happen in California State breweries cleared for growth The NC Spirits Association is in Support of a Ban on Powdered Alcohol Cheers to the conservatives who kept Alabama in the liquor business 'Radical' change to the Beer Store will be proposed, Kathleen Wynne says Alcohol Sales In Grocery Stores Should Only Be Considered If Under LCBO Control, Says MADD Canada Company fires back over calls to ban Palcohol Alcohol: does it really offer health benefits? Growler bill gets groans from micro-breweries Marijuana legalization ballot drive launched in Michigan Welch supports legislation to boost Vermont's craft breweries Dem Lawmakers Introduce Legislation to Promote New Jersey Wine Industry Lawmakers who wrote cold beer bill do “not” want it to pass Winners announced in underage drinking poster contest Underage drinking campaign to focus on high-risk period prevention Being an expert on booze is a lot harder than you think Math supports modernization of liquor sales A bevy of N.H. beer bills evidence of growth, change in the market Walker Signs Bill Allowing Liquor Sampling At Stores Hartford is now home to its first liquor distillery in 40+ years China’s Luxury Liquor Wants to Go Mass Market Medical marijuana should be strictly regulated, law enforcement officials say Is the U.S. Poised to Run Out of Bourbon? Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board Honors Young Artists for Educating Peers about the Dangers of Underage Drinking Bill to privatize ABC stores defeated in committee Queensland Eyeing Tough New Liquor Rules Powdered alcohol should be banned in every state Vodka Brand To Change Name Following Lawsuit Policy May Inadvertently ‘Kill’ Canadian Whisky Japan finds out why so many of its office workers are plunging to their deaths on train tracks Editorial: Tourists toast West Virginia’s new distillery law As Maine eyes powdered alcohol ban, creator says Palcohol as safe as liquid booze New bill allows flexibility in alcohol sales New LB ordinance will promote independent craft-beer industry Senators approve ban on powdered alcohol sales A sobering fact: Cheap booze is lethal; raising excise taxes would save lives Control State Results for February 2015 Recovery community to host events for Alcohol Awareness month Medical pot businesses stand to lose under regulation Energy drinks 'fuelling pupils' bad behaviour': Union chief says excessive consumption is causing 'hyperactivity' Bill brings hot debate about allowing open containers Spring blitz: Statewide push on to keep alcohol out of kids' hands West Virginia Alcohol Beverage Control Administration Announces NO School Spirits PSA Contest Winners Infographic: What's considered 'excessive drinking'? TTB Annual Report Md. bill allowing Sunday liquor sales would end 'blue laws' in Pr. George's Distillers: Stiff whiskey law stifles town's boozy revival New education program shows Canberra students harsh reality of alcohol Vermont: From dry state to beer destination Restaurants 'disappointed' in provincial government's refusal to budge on liquor pricing Melcom, alcohol producers promote responsible drink Health Department Reminds Vermonters: Know What You are Drinking Could B.C.'s liquor laws lead to excessive consumption? Wine's 2014 Report Card Talk it Out NC Campaign Aims to Prevent Underage Drinking 5 facts to know for Alcohol Awareness Month Local liquor stores sue state over unfair compensation Road deaths fell significantly following alcohol tax increases, say research Liquor sales at food stores becoming hot Lege issue What you can or cannot do under the new alcohol law Palcohol: To approve or to dissapprove Miami forms new alcohol committee Center for Alcohol Policy Marks Alcohol Awareness Month America’s Beer Distributors Recognize National Alcohol Awareness Month The Philadelphia Phillies will serve hard liquor at home games this season Mobile booze buses to treat drunken revellers could be rolled out nationwide Letting Kids Sip Alcohol May 'Send Wrong Message' Binge drinking 'costing UK taxpayers £4.9bn' Kids allowed to 'sip' alcohol may start drinking earlier NH Liquor Commission & Brown-Forman Launch Alcohol Responsibility Campaign Liquor kicker: New push for expanded sales would give counties a say 2014 was record sales year for liquor in state Bills would ban sale of powdered alcohol in Mich Lawmaker, Chamber CEO spar over liquor-sale proposal Panama City Beach bans alcohol on the beach after spring break shooting Wine Institute Fact Sheet on Arsenic Heart and Stroke Foundation benefits from PEI Liquor Control Commission's efforts State picks firm to handle pot licenses The cost of selling a drink: Liquor licensing in Montana is expensive, unique; some want to change it, some say it's... Last call for Alabama's state-run retail liquor operations Arizona ban on vertical IDs hindering out-of-state students
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