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Power 5 Schools enter the debate on alcohol at college football games

Last year we reported on the possible partnership of alcohol brands and colleges on our blog.

A recent article on covers how the SEC presidents voted to lift the ban on alcohol sales inside stadiums during games. Each conference is leaving it up to the schools to make the decision on how they will handle alcohol sales, and many are still deciding how to move forward.

The schools have rules ranging between alcohol being sold at designated concessions with a drink maximum per transaction, to premium tickets permitting a BYO policy.

Stay tuned for more information on how the schools will change their policies.

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Robert F. Lewis focuses his practice on the laws governing alcohol industry members at all three tiers as well as tobacco, and other regulated products. Rob has accumulated over 25 years of experience in the alcohol industry including previously serving in law enforcement and as a special agent with the State of Florida Division of Alcoholic Beverages and Tobacco. Rob’s experience includes working with foreign and domestic alcohol industry clients in a wide variety of issues including alcohol licensing and structuring of alcohol service operations, alcohol trade practice analysis and consulting, defending regulatory enforcement actions as well as state and federal investigations of alcohol industry members, administrative litigation, land use and zoning analysis and approval processes, and state and local government lobbying efforts. Rob has also served as an expert witness on matters relating to alcohol beverage law and administrative code provisions in Florida.

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