The following are links to recent press releases and news items regarding WSWT and issues that are of concern to the association.

All forms of chugging alcohol are dangerous to mind and body
Knoxville News-Sentinel
October 7, 2012

Public Support for Alcohol Regulation is Widespread
Public Action Management
September 18, 2012

NABCA Funds a Nationwide Effort to Unify Prevention Efforts in Childhood Alcohol Drinking
September 5, 2012

National Survey Finds Broad Support for Today's System of Alcohol Regulations
Center for Alcohol Policy
August 22, 2012

Scotland: Scotland should ban drinks sales in supermarkets: doctor
January 11, 2012

Wisconsin: We don't need more access to alcohol
Herald Times News
November 5, 2011

November 4, 2011

New York: Cuomo opposes grocery wine sales
November 3, 2011

California: State bans alcohol sales from automated checkout counters
LA Times
October 10, 2011

Wine and Spirits Wholesalers Joins Effort to Curb Underage Drinking in Tennessee
September 29, 2011

Pennsylvania: Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board Ends Wine Kiosk Program
September 20, 2011

New York: Wine in grocery stores remains shelved
Finger Lakes Times
September 13, 2011

California: Bill to Ban Self-Serve Alcohol Sales in California Lands on Governor's Desk
Sacramento Bee
September 12, 2011

Australia: Petrol Stations to sell Alcohol?
The Shout
September 7, 2011

California bill banning alcohol sales at self-checkout stands advances
Los Angeles Times
September 5, 2011

Pennsylvania: Walmart pulling out of wine vending machine project
August 24, 2011

Council Shoots Down Walgreens' Bid To Sell Alcohol
Menlo Park Patch
August 24, 2011

New York: Statement from Jeff Saunders, Founder Last Store on Main Street Coalition
Jeff Saunders
August 20, 2011

New York: State Busts More Than 100 Bodegas For Selling Alcohol To Underage Customers
NY Daily News
August 19, 2011

What Have We Learned About Underage Drinking?
Pamela S. Erickson Newsletter
August 10, 2011

Calif. legislation aims to ban grocery self-checkout of alcohol purchases
McClatchy Newspapers
June 21, 2011

New York: Majority of Consumers Oppose Wine in Supermarkets, Study Reveals
University at Buffalo School of Management
June 16, 2011

New York: Memorandum in Opposition
June 15, 2011

June 14, 2011

Maryland: Councilwoman 'disturbed' by alcohol delivery
Washington Examiner
June 13, 2011

New York: Statement from Last Store on Main Street Founder Jeff Saunders
Last Store on Main Street
June 9, 2011

Connecticut: Sunday liquor sales in Connecticut not happening
June 8, 2011

Pennsylvania: Hard liquor coming soon to vending machines at supermarkets
Penn Live
April 21, 2011

Tennessee: Sub-Committee Votes Against Wine In Grocery Stores Bill
NewsChannel 5
April 13, 2011

Colorado: House kills bill aiming to let convenience stores, groceries sell full-strength beer (Excerpt)
The Denver Post
April 12, 2011

Wine needs to be sold in liquor stores
Asheville Citizen-Times
April 12, 2011

Legislators consider grocery wine sales today
Nashville Business Journal
April 12, 2011

Utah: Liquor Commissioner Suggests Ban on Gas Station Beer Sales
April 11, 2011

California: Marin Institute & others join for statewide ban on self-service alcohol checkouts
April 11, 2011

National Survey Finds Broad Support for Alcohol Regulations to Keep the Public Safe
PR Newswire
April 6, 2011

New York: Wine Will Return to the Menu
Crain's Insider
March 31, 2011

Iowa: Gassing up, getting liquor just got easier in Iowa
The Quad-City Times
March 31, 2011

Be wary of industry’s promises that seem too good to be true
Baptist Reflector
February 18, 2011

Kansas wrestles with expanding alcohol sale sites
Associated Press
February 16, 2011

Wisconsin: Crime has dropped downtown - is the city's alcohol policy the reason?
The Capital Times
January 17, 2011

Bingeing linked to access
Otago Daily Times
November 1, 2010

Local alcohol providers join ‘We Don’t Serve Teens’ campaign
The Knoxville Journal
October 1, 2010

Bill would ban alcohol from self-checkout lines
The Associated Press
August 23, 2010

State Legislature Says No to Wine in Grocery
Last Store on Main Street
August 4, 2010

Underage Drinking-Related Hospital Department Visits Nearly Double over the 4th of July Weekend
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
July 1, 2010

Wine Sales In Grocery Stores A No-Go For Legislature
NY Daily News
June 27, 2010

Mom-and-pop liquor store owners protest increase of Wegmans that sell alcohol
June 19, 2010

Thousands of Teens in 46 States Participate in the Inaugural It's 21. Just Pass Education Initiative
June 10, 2010

World Health Organization (WHO) Takes Steps to Fight Harmful Drinking
Wall Street Journal
May 21, 2010

Waukegan mayor seeks ban on liquor sales at gas stations
Chicago Sun Times
May 15, 2010

Binge drinking as a teenager 'increases risk of breast cancer'
The Telegraph
April 15, 2010

Is Paterson Hiding Numbers on Wine In Grocery Stores?
Brooklyn Daily Eagle
April 4, 2010

Alcohol Sold To Minors In Undercover Sting
March 9, 2010

Coalition Blasts Plan To Boost State Funds With Wine in Grocery Stores
Brooklyn Daily Eagle
February 25, 2010

More Alcohol Sales Sites Mean More Neighborhood Violence, New Research Finds
Science Daily
February 22, 2010

Sale of state ABC stores won't happen this session
Associated Press
February 9, 2010

Showdown looms over Colorado liquor laws
Fox 31
February 9, 2010

Erie County passes resolution against wine sales in grocery stores
The Observer
February 8, 2010

Liquor store owners resist Kansas compromise on beer
Kansas City Star
February 4, 2010

Kentucky: Abrams abandons Sunday liquor license
Courier Journal
January 27, 2010

Alcohol sales to minors becomes issue with self-checkout lanes
Los Angeles Times
July 8, 2009

WSWT Press Release
September 23, 2009

American Association of Wine Economics: Introducing Wine into Grocery Stores:
Economic Implications and Transitional Issues

October 2009 (PDF)

The Dangers of Alcohol Deregulation: The UK Experience
November 2008

As Decade Closes, Alcohol Industry Speaks Out on Economy, Jobs, Higher Taxes and Deregulation
Industry Leaders Share Insight on Economic Impact
PR Newswire , December 31,/2009

WSWT Press Release
September 21, 2007

Nashville Business Journal
Tennessee's wine industry launches 'We Don't Serve Teens' campaign
September 21, 2007

Commercial Appeal (Memphis)
Campaign targets teen drinking
September 21, 2007

WPLN (Nashville's NPR Affiliate)
Law enforcement mark 'We Don't Serve Teens Week'
September 21, 2007

WMC-TV (Memphis)
September 21, 2007

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