Industry Advisories

Stay up to date on issues that affect the alcoholic beverage industry.

Blueprint for a Safer Economy

This Advisory is intended to provide ABC licensees with additional information and aid them in understanding what they can and cannot do pursuant to the recently issued Statewide Public Health Officer Order and Blueprint for a Safer Economy…

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Marketplace Facilitator and Alcohol Ordering Services

The Department has received a number of inquiries concerning the interaction of California’s Marketplace Facilitator law and the prohibitions against non-licensees exercising license privileges, including financial control of the alcohol sales transaction…

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What is required to be considered a “meal”?

The Department has issued a variety of regulatory relief measures that require service of a meal. This Advisory provides guidance as to what servings of food licensees must prepare and offer to comply with this requirement…

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Delivery Minor Decoy Requirements Industry Advisory

The Department urges ABC licensees who deliver alcoholic beverages to consumers away from their licensed premises, whether themselves or through a third-party delivery service acting on their behalf, to review their internal policies and to ensure that any third-party delivery service…

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Delivery of Alcoholic Beverages

Home Industry Advisories Delivery of Alcoholic Beverages Delivery of Alcoholic Beverages Many licensees deliver alcoholic beverages to consumers at residences, businesses, and other locations away from the licensed premises. Although delivery is a...

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Additional information may be obtained by contacting:

Alcoholic Beverage Control
3927 Lennane Drive, Suite 100
Sacramento, CA 95834

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Call (916) 419-2500