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There's no beverage of moderation, only the practice of moderation.

Understanding Moderation

Part of responsible drinking is understanding that a standard drink of beer, distilled spirits and wine each contains the same amount of alcohol. It's not what you drink, it's how much that counts.

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There's no beverage of moderation, only the practice of moderation.

Committed to Responsibility

For more than 75 years, the spirits industry has adhered to a rigorous set of standards for beverage alcohol advertising and marketing. Click here to learn more about the Code.

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July 23, 2002 08:00 PM
WASHINGTON, D.C., July 24, 2002 – The Distilled Spirits Council of the United States, Inc., the national trade association representing producers and marketers of distilled spirits sold in the United States, has published an updated Summary of State Laws & Regulations Relating to Distilled Spirits. The 32nd edition of the Summary is a valuable reference tool for the beverage alcohol industry, state officials and members of the public. Divided into separate sections for control and license states, the publication provides state-by-state information on a wide range of laws, regulations, and rulings pertaining to the sale and distribution of distilled spirits in the United States. The Summary includes entries covering trade practices, promotional activities, advertising, retail sales channels, taxes and other state charges, licenses, wholesaler monopoly protection, local option, and other areas of state regulation. The new edition reflects changes in state laws subsequent to the publication of the 31st edition (January 2000) and provides additional categories of information, as well as citations to statutes, regulations, rulings and judicial decisions. The publication cost is $125 (or, for purchasers in the District of Columbia, $132.19; this includes the District’s 5.75% sales tax). To obtain a copy, please send a check (payable to the Distilled Spirits Council of the United States) to the Office of the General Counsel, Distilled Spirits Council of the United States, 1250 Eye Street, N.W., Suite 400, Washington, D.C. 20005 or call 202/682-8820 or e-mail for more information. CONTACT: Lisa Hawkins or Frank Coleman Telephone: (202) 682-8840 SCROLLER Publication Name: Publication Author:


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