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The 46th Iowa Governor's Conference on Substance Use Prevention, Treatment and Recovery

The Governor’s Conference on Substance Abuse has a new name! Governor’s Conference on Substance Use Prevention, Treatment and Recovery, also known as GCSU.
We are proud to align our name with the work we do in prevention, treatment and recovery. The GCSU annual event will be held virtually with a preconference on April
25th to include Ethics. Our main conference will be held April 26th and 27th.

The Iowa Alcoholic Beverages Division and Recent Alcohol Law Changes

"Since the repeal of prohibition in 1933, Iowa is one of 18 states that directly controls the sale and distribution of alcoholic beverages. The Alcoholic Beverages Division (ABD) governs state and federal laws and regulations related to the sale and use of alcohol and tobacco products.” The ABD’s mission is to serve Iowans through responsible and efficient licensing, regulation, and distribution of alcohol.