Sunday alcohol sales: a lot of debate about liquor

There’s been a lot of talk about liquor on Oxford’s downtown square as this Mississippi college town considers Sunday alcohol sales. Some see it as a transgression of the Lord’s […]

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PA: State Liquor Board Forces “Stealth Tax” on Hospitality Businesses, Consumers

DISCUS Calls On PLCB to Halt Excessive Bottle Handling Fee HARRISBURG, PA – The Distilled Spirits Council today protested the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board’s decision to increase its fees which […]

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Michigan State Legislature Passes Liquor Sampling Bill

Fourth State in 2010 to Repeal Outdated Spirits Tasting Ban LANSING, MI – The Michigan State Legislature today passed a bill giving consumers the opportunity to sample liquor at distilled […]

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Alcohol-Impaired Traffic Fatalities At Record Low Level

WASHINGTON— The number of alcohol-impaired driving fatalities in the United States last year dropped to a historic low, according to new data released today by the U.S. Department of Transportation’s […]

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Eight Time Olympic Medalist Apolo Anton Ohno Leads List of Honorees at October 6 Mount Vernon Industry Heritage Gala

James Bareuther, Jeff Becker and Rep. John Yarmuth also Honored WASHINGTON, DC –  Eight Time Olympic Gold Medalist Apolo Anton Ohno will be one of four inducted to the “George […]

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Distilled Spirits Council Supports “We Don’t Serve Teens” Campaign

WASHINGTON — The Distilled Spirits Council (DISCUS) is joining with dozens of national, state and local organizations in supporting the Federal Trade Commission’s “We Don’t Serve Teens” 2011 annual campaign […]

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Distilled Spirits Council Supports “We Don’t Serve Teens” Effort

WASHINGTON — The Distilled Spirits Council is joining with dozens of national, state and local organizations in supporting the Federal Trade Commission’s “We Don’t Serve Teens” 2010 annual campaign to […]

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Distilled Spirits Industry Issues Eleventh and Twelfth Public Report On Advertising and Marketing Complaints

WASHINGTON, DC – The Distilled Spirits Council (DISCUS) today issued its 11th and 12th Semi-Annual Code Report detailing complaints involving alcohol advertisements, actions taken by the industry’s internal review board […]

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Statement from Distilled Spirits Council President Peter Cressy regarding the passing of American Beverage Licensees Executive Director Harry Wiles

“The Distilled Spirits Council and its members mourn the passing of American Beverage Licensees (ABL) Executive Director Harry Wiles. To his family, his colleagues and the members of ABL we […]

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Renowned Alcohol Researcher Refutes Studies Claiming Alcohol Ads Linked To Underage Drinking

WASHINGTON, DC –  Longitudinal studies, touted by advocacy groups as showing a causal link between alcohol ads and youth drinking, are scientifically flawed, according to a comprehensive review of advertising […]

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