ABI is leading the fight against 0.05

ABI strongly opposes lowering the blood-alcohol arrest level for driving. The move is an attack on the restaurant and hospitality industries and converts their responsible customers into criminals. Stand against 0.05 today.

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Alcohol and Health

ABI supports moderate, responsible alcohol consumption consistent with one’s own medical needs. Evidence supports the notion that moderate consumption can be part of a healthy lifestyle.

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Tariffs Are Another Tax on Alcohol

ABI argues that the supposed benefits of tariffs are far outweighed by the broader economic consequences that alcohol producers, sellers, and consumers will experience--notably impacted American beer and distilled spirits.

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Ignition Interlocks

Instead of spreading traffic safety resources too thinly by requiring low-BAC, first-time offenders to install interlocks, states should first ensure the most dangerous hardcore offenders comply with interlock orders.

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The Intersection of Alcohol & Marijuana

Traffic deaths from both high and dangerous hardcore drunk drivers should be addressed, but separately. Tackling both of them under the same statute will only impede effectiveness and harm law abiding citizens.

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The Latest

Vt. Lawmaker Proposes Changing How Drunk is Too Drunk to Drive

January 16, 2020 | In The News

American Beverage Institute Opposes Efforts in Vermont to Lower Legal BAC Limit

January 15, 2020 | Press Release

ABI Reacts to New Study Connecting Moderate Drinking to Cancer

December 10, 2019 | Press Release

The RIDE Act’s embrace of inaccurate breathalyzers

November 19, 2019 | Op-Ed

New Legislation Will Put Big Brother in the Driver’s Seat

October 18, 2019 | Press Release
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