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ALABAMA

Alcoholic Beverage Control Board

The Alabama Alcoholic Beverage Control Board is comprised of three members who are appointed by the Governor with the advice and consent of the Senate. One member is designated by the Governor to serve as Chairman of the Board.

 
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ALASKA

Alcoholic Beverage Control Board

The Alcoholic Beverage Control Board is established as a regulatory and quasi-judicial agency for control of the manufacture, barter, possession, and sale of alcoholic beverages in the state. Alaska is a "license" state with issuance of licenses by the board to private business.
 
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ARIZONA

Arizona Department of Liquor Licenses and Control

 
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ARKANSAS

Alcoholic Beverage Control Board

The duties of the Alcoholic Beverage Control - Administration Division are to receive applications for and issue, refuse to issue, suspend or revoke permits to manufacture, wholesale, retail and transport alcoholic beverages in Arkansas.
 
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CALIFORNIA

Alcohol Beverage Control

The mission of the Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control is to administer the provisions of the Alcoholic Beverage Control Act in a manner that fosters and protects the health, safety, welfare, and economic well being of the people of the State.

 

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COLORADO

Liquor/Tobacco Enforcement Division

To administer and enforce the Colorado's alcohol beverage and tobacco laws in a consistent and common sense manner. To serve and protect the Colorado public and to foster a clean, healthy, three-tier industry within the state for the manufacture, distribution and sale of alcohol beverages.
 
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CONNECTICUT

Liquor

Our mission is to ensure a fair and equitable marketplace, safe products and services for consumers in the industries that we license, regulate and enforce.

 

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DELAWARE

Delaware Alcoholic Beverage Control Commissioner

 

 
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DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA

Alcoholic Beverage Regulation Administration

The Alcoholic Beverage Regulation Administration (ABRA) issues licenses to qualified applicants to serve or sell alcoholic beverages, monitors compliance with the law and regulations, and takes appropriate enforcement action when a business violates the District of Columbia's alcoholic beverage law. ABRA implements new laws regulating the manufacture, distribution, and sale of alcoholic beverages within District of Columbia. ABRA also works to prevent the sale of alcoholic beverages to underage individuals through education and enforcement programs.

ABRA operates under the authority of a seven-member Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) Board that sets policy parameters for the agency. Members of the ABC Board are appointed by the Mayor and confirmed by the City Council.

 
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FLORIDA

Division of Alcoholic Beverages and Tobacco

The Division of Alcoholic Beverages and Tobacco is responsible for licensing the alcoholic beverage and tobacco industries, for collection and auditing of taxes and fees paid by the licensees, and for enforcing the laws and regulations of the alcoholic beverage and tobacco industries.
 
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GEORGIA

Alcohol and Tobacco Division

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HAWAII'I

Liquor Control

A regulatory agency whose functions are to regulate the manufacture, importation, sale and consumption of intoxicating liquors and to ensure compliance to state and county laws through enforcement of these laws.

Honolulu

Kauai
 
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IDAHO

ABC

Ensuring all establishments selling or producing alcoholic beverages, including liquor, beer, and wine are properly licensed and conform to the law.

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ILLINOIS

Illinois Liquor Control Commission

 

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INDIANA

Alcohol and Tobacco Commission

The Commission licenses and regulates nearly 10,000 permits for the manufacture, operation or sale of alcoholic beverages at all restaurants, breweries, wineries, grocery stores, hotels, drug stores, package stores, stadiums, civic centers, social and fraternal clubs, horse tracks and river boats throughout the State of Indiana. In addition, the Commission also licenses and regulates the permits of every bartender, waiter, waitress, salesperson and clerk associated with the sale or service of alcoholic beverages in the State of Indiana - almost 100,000 in number. The Commission is responsible for raising revenue of approximately $42 million for the citizens of Indiana.

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IOWA

Alcoholic Beverages Division

The Iowa Alcoholic Beverages Division is responsible for the regulation and control of alcohol in the State of Iowa. Iowa is one of nineteen control states that, since the repeal of prohibition, directly control the sale and distribution of alcoholic beverages. In addition, the Division is responsible for the enforcement of state and federal laws and regulations regarding the sale and use of alcohol and tobacco products.

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KANSAS

Kansas Department of Revenue

The ABC Division is the state’s regulatory authority for enforcing Kansas liquor laws through the issue of state licenses and permits, monitoring product flow, conducting compliance reviews of licensed premises and enforcing restrictions on underage access to alcoholic beverages and a variety of other statutory violations.

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KENTUCKY

Kentucky ABC

 

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LOUISIANA

Office of Alcohol and Tobacco Control

 

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MAINE

Maine Bureau of Alcoholic Beverages

The responsibility of this division is to license the manufacture, importation, storage, transportation and sale of all liquor and administer those laws relating to licensing and the collection of taxes on malt liquor and wine. The division can adopt rules consistent with Title 28A and other laws of the State for the administration, clarification, execution and enforcement of all laws concerning liquor and to prevent violations of those laws. We review applications for liquor licenses and are responsible for issuing and renewing liquor licenses. Division representatives inspect licensed establishments for compliance prior to the issuance of a license.

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MARYLAND

Department of Liquor Control

 

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MASSACHUSETTS

Alcoholic Beverages Control Commission

The ABCC is the sole agency in Massachusetts responsible for directly licensing or permitting specific participants in the alcoholic beverages industry in Massachusetts. All manufacturers of alcoholic beverages, all wholesalers and importers, all out-of-state suppliers of alcoholic beverages, all brokers, all salesman, all warehouses, all planes, trains, ships, ship chandlers and most every motor vehicle transporting alcoholic beverages in Massachusetts require direct licensing from the ABCC. Approximately 10,000 such licenses and permits are issued by the ABCC each year.

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MICHIGAN

Liquor Control

 

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MINNESOTA

Alcohol and Gambling Enforcement

Alcohol Enforcement protects and serves the public through the uniform interpretation and enforcement of the State Liquor Act. It protects the health and safety of the state's youth by enforcing the prohibition against sales to underage people. It operates as a central source of alcohol licenses and violation records, ensuring availability of records to related agencies and the public. It acts to maintain balance and stability in the alcoholic beverage industry through management of liquor licensing, education, enforcement and regulatory programs.

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MISSISSIPPI

Office of Alcoholic Beverage Control

 

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MISSOURI

Division of Alcohol and Tobacco Control

 

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MONTANA

Liquor

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NEBRASKA

Liquor Control Commission

We are committed to serving our visitors by supplying up-to-date information on liquor related issues.  We hope that our site will be of assistance in regards to any licensing, enforcement, revenue or any other liquor related questions you might have.

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NEVADA

Department of Taxation


Provide Fair, Efficient and Effective Administration of Tax Programs for the State of Nevada in accordance with applicable statutes, regulations and policies. Serve the Taxpayers, State and Local Government Entities; and enable and recognize Department employees.

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NEW HAMPSHIRE

Liquor Commission

 

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NEW JERSEY

Division of Alcoholic Beverage Control

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NEW MEXICO

Alcohol and Gaming Division

We protect the health, safety, and welfare of the citizens of and visitors to the State Of New Mexico and the economic vitality of our licensees by regulating the sale, service and public consumption of alcoholic beverages. 

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NEW YORK

Division of Alcoholic Beverage Control State Liquor Authority

The Agency maintains three Zone offices located in New York City, Albany and Buffalo and one satellite office in Syracuse. The Deputy Commissioner of Licensing Services coordinates statewide licensing policies, standards and initiatives and is responsible for systems development to support the licensing program.

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NORTH CAROLINA

Alcoholic Beverage Control Commission

As an agency under the Department of Commerce, it is our overall objective to provide uniform control over the sale, purchase, transportation, manufacture, consumption, and possession of alcoholic beverages in the state.

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NORTH DAKOTA

Office of State Tax Commissioner

The mission of the Office of State Tax Commissioner is to fairly and effectively administer the tax laws of North Dakota.

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OHIO

Division of Liquor Control

Within the United States, each of the 50 states has an alcohol beverage control agency that regulates the manufacturing, wholesale distribution and retail sale of alcoholic beverages within that state. All states have some form of restrictive system for selling alcohol. There are no unrestricted free markets for alcohol in any state.

The Ohio Division of Liquor Control (“Division”) is responsible for controlling the manufacture, distribution, licensing, regulation, and merchandising of beer, wine, mixed beverages, and spirituous liquor within Ohio pursuant to Ohio Revised Code Chapters 4301. and 4303. Regulatory functions include the issuance of permits to manufacturers, distributors and retailers of alcoholic beverages. As a “control state” all beer and intoxicating liquor must be bought and sold pursuant to Ohio law.

 

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OKLAHOMA

ABLE Commission

The mission of the ABLE Commission is to protect the public welfare and interest in the enforcement of the laws pertaining to alcoholic beverages, charity games, and youth access to tobacco.

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OREGON

Liquor Control Commission

To promote the public interest through the responsible sales and service of alcoholic beverages.

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PENNSYLVANIA

Liquor Control Board

 

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RHODE ISLAND

Department of Business Regulation

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SOUTH CAROLINA

Department of Revenue

The alcoholic liquors tax is imposed on all manufacturers, wholesalers and retailers of alcoholic liquors. Anyone selling alcoholic liquors must apply to the Department of Revenue for a license.

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SOUTH DAKOTA

South Dakota Revenue and Regulation

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TENNESSEE

Alcoholic Beverage Commission

The TABC is responsible for the enforcement and regulation of all phases of the alcoholic beverage industry in the State of Tennessee. The TABC was created by the state legislature in 1963 to ensure the safety of the citizens of the State of Tennessee as that relates to the responsible sale and service of alcoholic beverages while maintaining balanced competition among licensees. In addition to the enforcement of all laws related to the liquor industry, the TABC has the authority to police the illegal manufacture, delivery, sale, and possession of marijuana and also, when requested, assists other local and state law enforcement agencies with investigations.

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TEXAS

Alcoholic Beverage Commission

Under the Alcoholic Beverage Code, the TABC "shall inspect, supervise and regulate every phase of the business of manufacturing, importing, exporting, transporting, storing, selling, advertising, labeling and distributing alcoholic beverages, and the possession of alcoholic beverages for the purpose of sale or otherwise."

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UTAH

Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control

The Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control has been in existence since 1935. In that year, the Utah State Legislature created the department by statute and charged it with the responsibility of conducting, licensing and regulating the sale of alcoholic beverages in a manner and at prices which reasonably satisfy the public demand and protect the public interest, including the rights of citizens who do not wish to be involved with alcoholic beverages. The legislature also mandated that the department be operated as a public business using sound management principles and practices.

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VERMONT

Department of Liquor Control

The Department of Liquor Control purchases, distributes, and sells distilled spirits through its agency stores; enforces Vermont's alcohol and tobacco statutes, with a strong emphasis on limiting youth access; educates licensees; and promotes responsibility.  An integral part of our mission is to control the distribution of alcoholic beverages, while providing excellent customer service and effective public safety, for the general good of the state.

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VIRGINIA

Department of Alcoholic Control

To control the distribution of alcoholic beverages; operate efficient, conveniently located retail outlets; enforce the laws of the Commonwealth pertaining to alcoholic beverages and youth access to tobacco products; and provide excellent customer service, a reliable source of revenue, and effective public safety.

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WASHINGTON D.C.

Alcoholic Beverage Regulation Administration

The Alcoholic Beverage Regulation Administration (ABRA) issues licenses to qualified applicants to serve or sell alcoholic beverages, monitors compliance with the law and regulations, and takes appropriate enforcement action when a business violates the District of Columbia's alcoholic beverage law. ABRA implements new laws regulating the manufacture, distribution, and sale of alcoholic beverages within District of Columbia. ABRA also works to prevent the sale of alcoholic beverages to underage individuals through education and enforcement programs.

 

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WASHINGTON STATE

Washington State Liquor Control Board

The Liquor Control Board Promotes public safety by preventing the misuse of alcohol and tobacco through controlled retail and wholesale distribution, licensing, regulation, enforcement and education.

 

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WEST VIRGINIA

Alcohol Beverage Control Administration

The mission of the Alcohol Beverage Control Administration (ABCA) is to sell and control the use of alcoholic beverages and to enforce the laws and regulations regarding alcoholic beverages in the State of West Virginia.

 

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WISCONSIN

Department of Revenue

 

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WYOMING

Department of Revenue

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