Webinars

TTB Federal Alcohol Beverage Advertising Regulation: What Every Industry Member Should Know

April 20, 2021

During this webinar, participants heard from the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB) as it provided a deep dive into the federal regulations of alcohol beverage advertising in the U.S.

Presented by Lisa Gesser, Advertising and Trade Practices Program Manager of the Market Compliance Office of TTB

Alcohol Home Delivery and Enforcement Challenges

August 12, 2020

This webinar sought to explain alcohol home delivery, including direct shipping, retail-to-consumer and third-party delivery services with a special emphasis on the regulatory enforcement and compliance challenges.

Presented by Carrie Christofes of the National Liquor Law Enforcement Association, Chief Thomas W. Kirby of the Virginia Alcoholic Beverage Control Authority, and Chief Frederick “Ted” Mahony of the Massachusetts Alcoholic Beverages Control Commission

The Four Prohibited Trade Practices Violations for Beverage Alcohol

September 11, 2019

The Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB) unpacks the four prohibited federal trade practice violations for beverage alcohol designed to ensure retailer independence and create a level playing field among industry members.

Presented by Lisa Gesser, Advertising and Trade Practices Program Manager of the Market Compliance Office of TTB

Changing Alcohol uses and ER Visits

April 10, 2019

Over the last few decades, the number of alcohol-related emergency department visits, hospitalizations and alcoholic cirrhosis deaths all increased, particularly among women and older drinkers. This webinar with Dr. Aaron White, Senior Scientific Advisor to the Director at the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA), explored the changing patterns of alcohol use and related harms in the U.S. and examined the contribution of alcohol to deaths involving other drugs during National Alcohol Awareness Month.

Women. Alcohol. Health. From Blackouts to Breast Cancer

January 22, 2019

This webinar features Dr. Aaron White, Senior Scientific Advisor to the Director at the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) who provides his expertise and insights on the significance of recent trends in rising rates of alcohol consumption among women and the impact alcohol consumption has on women’s health.

Unraveling the Mystery of Alcohol Regulation in the U.S.

January 16, 2019

This webinar outlines the history of alcohol regulation from the pre-Prohibition era to present day.

Presented by Pamela Erickson of Public Action Management and the Healthy Alcohol Marketplace and former alcohol regulator.

Using Technology to Inform Alcohol Regulatory and Enforcement Practices

November 28, 2018

This webinar highlights Vermont Department of Liquor and Lottery’s (DLC) use of data and technology to create efficiencies for compliance and enforcement. The merging of comprehensive and real-time data collection with a predictive modeling tool has brought enhancements the DLC’s operations.

Presented by Chief Skyler Genest, Director of the Compliance and Enforcement Office

Fair Trade Practice: Why We Have Those Crazy Laws

November 18, 2015

Have you ever ordered a Coke and the server said, “Is Pepsi okay?” This happens because one company paid the retailer to carry only its products and exclude others. This is an illegal practice for alcohol. This webinar connects the dots between laws which promote a fair marketplace and public health and safety.

Presented by Pamela Erickson of Public Action Management and the Healthy Alcohol Marketplace

The Three Tier System of Alcohol Regulation

January 14, 2015

This webinar on the three-tier system seeks to help the public understand the history of the three-tier system, its benefits in creating a balanced and safe marketplace and its relevancy today.

Presented by Pamela Erickson of Public Action Management and the Healthy Alcohol Marketplace and former alcohol regulator.