Researchers from Johns Hopkins University want lawmakers to use tax increases as a strategy to improve public health after a study they conducted showed declines in alcohol and tobacco usage when Maryland raised taxes on both.
This news site has repeatedly questioned South Carolina senator Luke Rankin’s leadership of his chamber’s judiciary committee – which has been accomplishing precious little during the current legislative session.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Jack Daniel's is turning to state lawmakers to ensure that distillers aren't subject to property tax on whiskey barrels in Tennessee, which the company says it hasn't had to pay since at least the end of Prohibition eight decades ago.
INDIANAPOLIS — The Latest on the repeal of Indiana’s ban on Sunday carryout alcohol sales (all times local): Indiana’s longtime ban on Sunday carryout alcohol sales is now a thing of the past.
A new report finds surprisingly large increases in the number of deaths by alcohol, drugs or suicide among racial and ethnic minority groups nationwide, but the figures in Nebraska are an exception.
Florida’s Republican-controlled legislature is continuing to advance a number of alcohol-related bills that might make the average conservative voter sit up and take notice.
Makers and wholesalers of alcohol and their agents could engage again in sponsorships and advertising agreements with organizations and public facilities in South Dakota, under a measure that won final approval Tuesday from the Legislature.
A bill raising the cap on how much packaged beer can be bought from Kentucky microbreweries is nearing final passage from the state legislature.
The big-box wine store, which bills itself as the nation’s largest wine and spirits dealer, has more than 170 locations in 20 states, but the Knoxville store will be the first one in the state of Tennessee.
If the competing factions of grocery and liquor stores can compromise on a Tennessee bill that allows both to sell alcohol on Sundays, hope lives that opposing sides in Washington, D.C., might compromise on much more important issues such as health care and gun sales.