The manual Iowa's Alcoholic Beverages Laws and You was developed to provide licensees, and their employees and agents, with the information needed to protect the welfare and safety of Iowans through compliance with laws addressing the manufacture, distribution and sale of alcoholic beverages.
Iowa's Alcoholic Beverages Laws and You
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The Division publishes a price book with wholesale liquor prices, a newsletter and a list of temporary price reductions each month.
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Stakeholders and policy makers periodically question the Iowa Alcoholic Beverages Division (ABD) regarding the financial and regulatory effects of the state being involved in the liquor wholesale business. The primary question generally centers on whether Iowa would be better off financially to “sell off” the liquor business and turn the system over to privately-owned liquor wholesalers.
This study shows statistics regarding Iowa’s direct role in liquor wholesaling.
A Study of Iowa's Liquor Wholesale System
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