Alcohol Policy Changes at a Glance

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Policy Change Query

There are 21 total policy changes. Skip to Filters

This search returns changes listed under the Alcohol Policy Topics section of the site only, and does not include the Recreational Use of Cannabis or COVID-19 policy topics. The increase in policy changes beginning in 2003 is due to the fact that coverage for 10 of the APIS policy topics begins on January 1, 2003. Policy changes prior to January 1, 1998, are limited to changes involving the Pregnancy and Alcohol and Pregnancy and Drugs topics. The most recent year of coverage includes only changes that took effect on January 1 of that year.

Query Results

Category Policy Topic Jurisdiction Date
Alcohol Beverages PricingDrink SpecialsVirginia7/28/2016
Alcohol Beverages PricingWholesale Pricing Practices and RestrictionsWest Virginia4/17/2015
Alcohol Control SystemsRetail Distribution Systems for BeerOhio8/31/2016
Alcohol Control SystemsRetail Distribution Systems for WineVirginia7/1/2015
Alcohol Control SystemsWholesale Distribution Systems for BeerOhio8/31/2016
Pregnancy and AlcoholLegal Significance for Child Abuse/Child NeglectRhode Island7/1/1990
Pregnancy and AlcoholPriority TreatmentTexas6/21/2015
Pregnancy and AlcoholReporting RequirementsVirginia7/1/1998
Pregnancy and AlcoholReporting RequirementsRhode Island1/22/1990
Pregnancy and AlcoholWarning Signs: Drinking During PregnancyWest Virginia7/1/1998
Pregnancy and DrugsLegal Significance for Child Abuse/Child NeglectVirginia7/1/1998
Pregnancy and DrugsLegal Significance for Child Abuse/Child NeglectRhode Island1/22/1990
Pregnancy and DrugsPriority TreatmentWest Virginia6/10/2016
Pregnancy and DrugsPriority TreatmentTexas6/21/2015
Pregnancy and DrugsReporting RequirementsVirginia7/1/1998
Pregnancy and DrugsReporting RequirementsRhode Island1/22/1990
Pregnancy and DrugsWarning Signs: Drugs During PregnancyWashington6/18/2016
Pregnancy and DrugsWarning Signs: Drugs During PregnancyOregon3/1/2016
TransportationOpen Containers of Alcohol in Motor VehiclesWest Virginia6/10/2015
Underage DrinkingMinimum Ages for Off-Premises SellersConnecticut6/2/2016
Underage DrinkingUnderage Purchase of AlcoholConnecticut10/1/1998

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