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Study: Underage Drinking Reaches Record-Low Levels

August 12, 2014

WASHINGTON, DC — Alcohol use by teens has dropped dramatically over the last two decades, reaching new-record lows, according to a recently-released landmark study. The University of Michigan’s Monitoring the Future analysis of underage alcohol, drug and tobacco use found that alcohol use by the nation’s teens has continued a long-term decline through 2014: Among

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Underage Drinking Continues Record Decline

August 9, 2014

Brewers, Beer Importers Praise Study Results WASHINGTON, DC – A recentrelease of an annual study of drug and alcohol use conducted by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) found that while marijuana use was on the rise, underage drinking continued a trend downward in 2013. Beer Institute President and CEO Jim McGreevy

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Beer Institute Releases Domestic Tax Paid Estimate

July 24, 2014

WASHINGTON, DC – Today the Beer Institute published an unofficial estimate of domestic tax paid by beer brewers: The June 2014 domestic tax paid estimate is 16,350,000 barrels. June 2013 removals were 16,600,000 barrels (revised) for a decrease of -1.5 percent. Please note the following monthly revisions from previous releases for 2013 and 2014: Month

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Rogue Ales President Elected to Beer Institute Board of Directors

July 11, 2014

WASHINGTON, DC — The Beer Institute Board of Directors announced today the election of Rogue Ales president Brett Joyce as its newest member. Joyce succeeds Brooklyn Brewery president Steve Hindy in the board seat. “We congratulate Brett on his election to the Board and look forward to working with him to lead the Beer Institute,”

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Beer Institute Releases Domestic Tax Paid Estimate

WASHINGTON, DC – Today the Beer Institute published an unofficial estimate of domestic tax paid by beer brewers: The June 2014 domestic tax paid estimate is 16,350,000 barrels. June 2013 removals were 16,600,000 barrels (revised) for a decrease of -1.5 percent. Please note the following monthly revisions from previous releases for 2013 and 2014: Month

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Beer Institute General Counsel Honored at 2014 Corporate Counsel Awards

July 10, 2014

Mary Jane Saunders Finalist as Outstanding Chief Legal Officer in a small legal department WASHINGTON, DC — As Vice President and General Counsel for the Beer Institute, Mary Jane Saunders serves in a diversity of roles on behalf of brewers and beer importers, an industry that supports the employment of more than two million Americans

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Beer Institute Releases Domestic Tax Paid Estimate

June 6, 2014

WASHINGTON, DC – Today the Beer Institute published an unofficial estimate of domestic tax paid by beer brewers: The May 2014 domestic tax paid estimate is 16,000,000 barrels.  May 2013 removals were 16,320,000 (revised) for a decrease of -2.0 percent. Please note the following monthly revisions from previous releases for 2013 and 2014: Month 2013

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CDC: Underage Drinking Declines to Record Low

WASHINGTON, DC— A new study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) revealed that underage drinking declined to record-low levels in 2013. America’s brewers and beer importers praised the findings and remain committed to further reducing teen drinking. The CDC reported that the percentage of high school students who reported that they currently

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Beer Institute Releases Domestic Tax Paid Estimate

May 16, 2014

WASHINGTON, DC – Today the Beer Institute published an unofficial estimate of domestic tax paid by beer brewers: The April 2014 domestic tax paid estimate is 15,120,000 barrels. April 2013 removals were 15,060,000 (revised) for an increase of 0.4 percent. Please note the following monthly revisions from previous releases for 2013 and 2014: Month 2013

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James A. McGreevy III Named President/CEO of Beer Institute

May 12, 2014

Joins Beer Industry from Soft Drink Trade Association WASHINGTON, DC – The Beer Institute, representing America’s brewers, beer importers and industry suppliers, announced today the appointment of James A. McGreevy III to President and Chief Executive Officer of the trade association. McGreevy, 49, joins the Beer Institute from the American Beverage Association (ABA), where he

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