Wisconsin, we have a problem
According to the Population Health Institute at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, binge drinking in Wisconsin is “a critical public health concern.” During the pandemic, alcohol consumption went up even more. One study found a 50% increase in the number of people who reported they turned to alcohol to try to cope during the initial months of isolation.
At Municipal Alcohol Policy Through a Public Health Lens, you’ll learn how excessive drinking has created a public health crisis in Wisconsin. You’ll come away understanding the scope of underage and binge drinking in Wisconsin and how it can cost local governments.
There’s trouble brewing
It’s not uncommon to have a notoriously troublesome liquor license owner within a given municipality. Our presenter, Felice Borisy-Rudin, will provide you with useful tools to help you assess licensees’ compliance with the rules and regulations.
Additionally, explore the ways that local government licensing decisions impact drinking habits in Wisconsin, and what impact they can have on addressing unhealthy behaviors. By understanding the role liquor licensing review boards play in licensing decisions, you’ll learn how you can best advise decision-makers who review liquor license applications, renewals, or revocations.