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Virginia ABC’s “Totally Awesome” 30th Annual YADAPP Summer Leadership Conference is taking place July 14–18 at Longwood University. This unique youth-led conference empowers teens to keep their schools and communities alcohol and drug free…More >>


ABC Opens its Second Premier Store in Leesburg A grand opening is planned for this new premier store on Wednesday, July 9…

Virginia ABC’s Robust Recycling Program Helps Environment and Provides Revenue Stream For most of us, recycling means tossing our empty soda can or plastic water bottle into a recycling bin…

ABC Provides Convenience to Centreville Shoppers with a New Store in Sully Station The Virginia Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) announces the opening of its new Centreville store…

Virginia ABC Agents Bust Moonshine and Cockfighting Ring The joint operation with the U.S. Department of Agriculture resulted in 54 charges, including five federal charges…

ABC Holds Grand Opening for New Store in Glen Allen Virginia ABC has opened a new store in the Town Center at Twin Hickory shopping center…

Virginia ABC Releases New Public Service Announcement (PSA) “Never Stop Protecting” is a message to parents about preventing underage drinking…

New Law Bans Sale of E-Cigarettes to Minors Effective July 1, retailers will be banned from selling electronic cigarettes and alternative nicotine products to minors…

Virginia ABC Offers Education and Prevention Grants The new grant initiative will award a combined total of $64,000 to community organizations across the state…

ABC Marks 80 Years with the Unveiling of a New Store Design to 80 Years! ABC kicked off its octogenarian milestone in Williamsburg on Friday, March 7…

ABC Opens New Store in North Chesterfield ABC held the grand opening of its eighth Chesterfield County store on March 24…

Franklin County Investigations Result in Five Arrests ABC special agents conclude months-long investigations into untaxed liquor and narcotics operations…

YADAPP Teen Leadership Conference Enrollment Now Open Register for ABC’S Youth Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention Project (YADAPP) conference, July 14–18 at Longwood University in Farmville…

Virginia ABC Agents Seize Two Active Stills in Wythe County A collaborative effort between ABC and the Wythe County Sheriff’s Office results in a moonshine bust…

Happy Hour Advertising Changes Effective Jan. 29 To comply with the new regulation, please see our chart clarifying legal “Happy Hour” promotions…

Restaurants May Soon Advertise “Happy Hour” Beginning January 29, restaurants may advertise “happy hour” and the time span of their drink specials in any media (social, print or broadcast)…

Cigarette Smuggling
WVEC TV-13, 5/12/2014

Alcohol Awareness Campaign
WTVR TV-6, 4/21/2014

Virginia's Alcohol Laws
(Spanish Translation)
WBTK 1380 AM Radio, 3/10/2014

ABC Field Support Vehicle
WRIC TV-8, 5/13/2013

NBC 12 Visits ABC Warehouse
WWBT Richmond, 1/3/2013

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