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Welcome to the Alcohol Policy Information System

The Alcohol Policy Information System (APIS) provides detailed information on a wide variety of alcohol-related policies in the United States at both State and Federal levels. Detailed state-by-state information is available for the 35 alcohol-related policies listed below. APIS also provides a variety of informational resources of interest to alcohol policy researchers and others involved with alcohol policy issues.


Choose a topic below to see information on a specific policy area:

Beer Taxes
Wine Taxes
Distilled Spirits Taxes
Underage Drinking
Possession/Consumption/Internal Possession
Age of Server-On-Premises
Age of Seller-Off-Premises
Use/Lose: Driving Privileges
Hosting Underage Drinking Parties
False Identification
Alcohol Beverages Pricing
Drink Specials
Wholesale Pricing Practices and Restrictions
Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC) Limits
Adult Drivers
Drivers Under 21
Recreational Boaters
Open Container
Vehicular Insurance: Losses due to Intoxication



Retail Sales
Keg Registration
Beverage Service Training
Sunday Sales
Alcohol Control Systems
Distilled Spirits-Retail
Distilled Spirits-Wholesale
Pregnancy and Alcohol
Warning Signs: Drinking During Pregnancy 
Criminal Prosecution
Civil Commitment
Priority Treatment
Child Abuse/Neglect
Reporting Requirements
Health Care Services and Financing
Health Insurance: Losses due to
   Intoxication  ("UPPL")
Health Insurance Parity


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