Alcohol Sales Policies for Licensees


These tools were developed to assist liquor licensees develop internal policies that may help the licensee stay compliant with Maine liquor laws and to assist employees with the responsible sale of alcohol through the use of a uniform policy and best practices.

Off-Premise Alcohol Sales Policy Generator

On-Premise Alcohol Sales Policy Generator

This online tool allows selection of policy components and then generates a final policy based on your selection which can be downloaded or copied onto your agency's letterhead.

Content from the above electronic policy generators can also be downloaded in Word or PDF:

Developing an Alcohol Sales Policy for your Business - On Premise Word | PDF

Developing an Alcohol Sales Policy for your Business - Off Premise Word | PDF

Additional Resources

Resources that may be useful when developing a policy or to compliment pieces included in your policy.

For a full list of liquor laws, please refer to Liquor Licensing and Compliance Division: http://www.maine.gov/dps/liqr/index.html

Americans with Disabilities Act - U.S. Department of Justice ADA home page: http://www.ada.gov/

United States Court of Appeals First District - David Dudley v. Hannaford Bros. Co: http://caselaw.lp.findlaw.com/cgi-bin/getcase.pl?court=1st&navby=docket&no=021382

Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation's, Guide to Responsible Alcohol Sales: Off Premise Clerk, Licensee and Manager Training http://www.pire.org/documents/responsible_sales.pdf