The 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.

Link to state profiles of laws pertaining to underage drinking:

Underage drinking is one of the key alcohol policy topics, for additional information on underage drinking policy please visit the following page: