Key legislation and topics charted in the newly released Fact Book 2008 include distilled spirits, beer and wine consumption by state; merchandising and advertising guidelines; on-premise and off-premise licensees by category; product-tasting guidelines by state; blood alcohol laws; state excise tax rates, wholesaler and retailer license fees; and what is allowed to be sold where. The Web subscription, which tracks changes in all states' rules, regulations and laws as they happen, allows users to search everything included in the Fact Book 2008 by state plus highly detailed retail sales regulations and interstate shipment information for all states.
"Marketing, merchandising and distributing beverage alcohol products within and across state lines is incredibly complicated and can come with severe penalties if you fail to play by varying state rules, which is why we developed the Fact Book more than 15 years ago, and why we recently launched an online version," says
The cost of the Fact Book 2008 is
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