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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.