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NOTE: as of April 17, 2007, the Free to Grow program has closed.

Alcohol Policy Information System

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The Alcohol Policy Information System (APIS) is an electronic resource that provides information on alcohol-related policies in the United States, at both State and Federal levels. APIS is intended to encourage and facilitate research on the effects and effectiveness of alcohol-related policies. The alcohol-related policies covered by APIS include:
  • Alcoholic beverage control
  • Taxation and pricing
  • Advertising, marketing, and mass media
  • Transportation, crime, and public safety
  • Health care services and financing
  • Education
  • Public services, functions, and programs
  • Employment and workplace

(Excerpted from the Alcohol Policy Information System,, a project of the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, Department of Health and Human Services, 2003)


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Free To Grow is a national program supported by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation with direction and technical assistance provided by the Mailman School of Public Health of Columbia University.