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Alcohol Policy Information System

The Alcohol Policy Information System (APIS) is an online resource that provides detailed information on a wide variety of alcohol-related policies in the United States at both State and Federal levels. It features compilations and analyses of alcohol-related statutes and regulations. Designed primarily as a tool for researchers, APIS simplifies the process of ascertaining the state of the law for studies on the effects and effectiveness of alcohol-related policies. 

The principal research tools on this Web site are 36 sets of comparison tables and supporting materials for selected alcohol policies. The items listed below are available for each of these APIS policy topics.

Resources for APIS Policy Topics: Cross-State comparisons of key policy variables; Maps and charts; Policy descriptions; Federal law; Policy changes over time; Downloadable data tables; Citations to relevant statutes and regulations
In addition to these primary resources, the APIS Web site also contains a variety of other materials on alcohol policy.

About alcohol policy
Enacted bills and adopted regulations
Alcohol policy classification system
NHTSA alcohol-highway safety digest topics
Enforcement and compliance
Researcher Resources

APIS was developed under contract for the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA), which is part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), a component of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

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