2004 ‘SUMMARY OF STATE LAWS AND REGULATIONS RELATED TO DISTILLED SPIRITS’ RELEASED– New 33rd Edition Highlights Market Reforms
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Distilled Spirits Council has released the 2004 edition of Summary of State Laws and Regulations Relating to Distilled Spirits, its compendium of beverage alcohol regulation in each of the 50 states and the District of Columbia. “The most exciting changes from the last edition are the forward strides made in modernizing the spirits marketplace,” said Peter Cressy, President of the Distilled Spirits Council. “The states have come a long way toward updating distilled spirits regulations, enhancing competition and increasing market access for spirits products.” The Summary of State Laws and Regulations Relating to Distilled Spirits is a valuable reference tool for those in the beverage alcohol industry, state officials and interested members of the public. The publication is available for $165 ($174.49 in D.C. with applicable taxes). Those interested in obtaining a copy should send a check, payable to the Distilled Spirits Council of the United States, to DISCUS, Office of the General Counsel, 1250 Eye Street NW, Suite 400, Washington, D.C. 20005. For more information, call 202/682-8820. The Distilled Spirits Council is the national trade association representing producers and marketers of distilled spirits sold in the United States.