List of alcohol laws of the United
States by state
This list of alcohol laws of the United
States by state provides an overview of
alcohol-related laws by state throughout the
United States. This list is not intended to
provide a breakdown of such laws by local
jurisdiction within a state; see that state’s al-
As of 2007, all U.S. states have a minimum
purchase age of 21. However, prior to 1988,
the minimum purchase age varied from state
to state. Unlike the states, the U.S. territories
of Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and
Guam have a minimum purchase age of 18
is 21 in the Northern Mariana
List by state
Maps of specific
as of Janu-
Age of 21 for
of Alcohol as
of January 1,
Spirits as of
In many states, persons who hold a commer-
cial driver’s license are restricted to a blood
alcohol content level of 0.04% or face revoca-
tion of their specialized license.
• German alcohol laws
• Liquor store
• Three-martini lunch
 Arizona Revised Statutes 4-244.
"Unlawful Acts", 2007. Retrieved on
 Code of Ordinances, City of Savannah,
GA Sec 6-1215
 Justin Roberts, "Missouri State and Local
Open Container Laws," University of
Missouri Institute of Public Policy, June
 Chapter 311, Revised Statutes of
 Section 311.020, R.S.Mo.
 Section 311.170, R.S.Mo.
 Section 311.174, R.S.Mo.
Section 311.176, R.S.Mo.
Section 311.178, R.S.Mo
Section 311.200, R.S.Mo.
Section 311.325, R.S.Mo.
^ Section 311.310, R.S.Mo.
Section 311.086, R.S.Mo.
Section 311.055, R.S.Mo.
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