The legal research specifically sought to identify whether the states had amended the extent to which states grant local governments authority to regulate alcohol outlet density. This update reviewed the extent to which states grant local governments authority to regulate alcohol outlet density and determined whether there had been any changes to these laws between January 1, 2019, when the last review was completed, and April 1, 2020.
ChangeLab Solutions created this infographic to provide an overview of how allowing localities to regulate the density of alcohol retail outlets works to reduce excessive consumption, as well as of the public health effects of that reduced consumption.
This infographic discusses positive outcomes related to outlet density regulations. Outcomes include reduced alcohol consumption, lower violence rates, lower suicide rates, and health equity promotion.
This fact sheet discusses the evidence behind outlet density regulation and provides limited guidance for how to plan for and implement regulations. It contains some data related to IL only, which may not be relevant for those in other states.
This toolkit, developed in partnership with the Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists, provides steps for using several alcohol outlet density indicators for surveillance in states and local jurisdictions. It is a companion to the CDC Guide for Measuring Alcohol Outlet Density.
This guide discusses the importance of measuring alcohol outlet density and different approaches for doing so, along with their pros and cons.
This online tool groups states into preemption categories based on how each state approaches the licensing of major categories of alcohol retail outlets.