Annual Conference
May 18 - May 21, 2015
Phoenix, AZ

May 18 - May 21, 2015
Phoenix, AZ

Full Meeting Calendar

Analytics/Statistical Data

SAM Data Availability
StatePMR/Load DateLatest Change
MD-Str Level* 4/23/2015 03/15
MD-Acct Level* 4/23/2015 03/15
OH 4/22/2015 03/15
ME 4/22/2015 03/15
WC 4/22/2015 03/15
PA (4-5-4 Cal) 4/21/2015 03/15

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April is Alcohol Awareness Month - Find out which organizations are showing recognition and what are they doing to promote it.

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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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? 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House GOP not keen on later bar closings Lawmakers approve new marijuana control board A shocking talk on kids and alcohol Craft beer legislation is double-edged sword N.H. liquor chief: Powdered alcohol poses health threat Bill would stop alcohol, tobacco marketing to kids online 4 Women Leading The Liquor Industry You Should Know About, Because These Ladies Are Seriously Impressive Minnesota Senate defeats bid for Sunday liquor sales 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 How does alcohol content affect your wine? (Excerpt) Keep alcohol out of the picture at theaters Virginia ABC Launches Middle School Initiative to Stop Underage Drug and Alcohol Use Changing N. Carolina alcohol laws not as simple as ABC Sen. 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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 Local liquor stores sue state over unfair compensation Road deaths fell significantly following alcohol tax increases, say research 5 facts to know for Alcohol Awareness Month 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 Talk it Out NC Campaign Aims to Prevent Underage Drinking NH Liquor Commission & Brown-Forman Launch Alcohol Responsibility Campaign Liquor kicker: New push for expanded sales would give counties a say 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 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 Arizona ban on vertical IDs hindering out-of-state students 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 Kansas Senate panel to consider expanding liquor licenses The Sweet Story of a Bittersweet African Spirit Government Monopoly On Alcohol Protects Public Health, MoCo Says An Investor’s Insight into the Alcoholic Beverage Industry (Part 1 of 17) Kenya Struggles With Rising Alcoholism Goodbye, Bud Light and Miller Lite, here come Session IPAs Arizona bill would allow liquor sales closer to schools Baby ‘Beer’ Bottle On Sale Arkansas lawmaker urges ban on wine from California over egg-laying cage law You Won't Be Able to Buy Beer at Your Neighborhood Store in Indonesia Soon ‘Feminist’ Beer Launched In Brazil New Hampshire public health director stepping down Open container bill passes in the Ohio House Booze news: Australians’ alcohol habits by age How Mixing Medicine and Alcohol Can Harm You Judge offers essay option for minors caught with alcohol The Newest Thing in Cocktails Is Vintage Liquor Wolf looks to liquor stores in plan to pay down pension debt New wine, beer & liquor superstore pushing Malloy's dereg plan Maryland Bans Powdered Alcohol Palcohol Repeat DUI offenders could be banned from buying alcohol Bills banning powdered caffeine, alcohol pass committee Proposal would ban 64 alcoholic beverages in downtown Olympia Beer battle on tap in Legislature Marijuana rules studied by Washington lawmakers Exemption in 'Tennessee Whiskey' law raises legal flags 30% drop in alcohol-related admissions to Dublin hospital Powdered Alcohol: What's the Harm? Whiskey Business: Liquor's Boom Boosts the Results of Beverage Makers Oregon brewing company will sell 'Ground Control,' a beer made from space yeast Senate passes alcohol and pregnancy bill Victoria needs other states' help for powdered alcohol ban to work Diageo Adding Nutritional Information To Alcohol Labels Voters should have a say in Oklahoma liquor laws debate Starbucks seeks liquor licenses to boost local 'evenings' menu Utah Oks bill banning powdered alcohol Gibson: Getting Ala. govt. out of liquor business would increase prices, consumption Don't expect 12-packs at York County beer distributors soon Beer tax war fermenting on Capitol Hill Small wine, beer, spirits producers seek freedom to bypass wholesalers Local lawmakers want powdered alcohol outlawed For Immediate Release: America’s Beer Distributors Applaud Continued Growth for Craft Beer For Immediate Release: NC ABC Commission Hosts First Meeting Of Governor’s Substance Abuse Prevention And Treatment... Moscow Bans Alcoholic Energy Drinks Responsible Drinking Media Awards open for entries State Senator looks to ban powdered alcohol in Michigan Oahu alcohol sales top $1 billion One of State's Toughest Alcohol Control Ordinance to Be Put to Use in El Cajo Ontario government to move 'quickly' on changes to alcohol sa Socioeconomic status moderates genetic and environmental influences on alcohol use Scion of Liquor Company to Lead Old Forester Bourbon The High Cost of Revolving Doors Best Wine Quotes The Reasons To Ban Powdered Alcohol Nominations Open for Third Annual Leadership in Alcohol Regulation Award Liquor should remain in state hands for workers’ sake Alcohol or Marijuana? A Pediatrician Faces the Question Alabama lawmaker wants to get the state out of the retail liquor business Blue Battle: Sunday Liquor Sales for Texans? Assembly beer debate turns bitter Pa.'s drinking rate among teens higher than national average Could powdered alcohol be sold in Michigan? 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