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Purchase Online Alcohol Server Permit Class for Washington State

If you are looking to obtain your Alcohol Server Permit in Washington State, here are some of the ways students get to us in an organic search. Washington State passed a law in 1995 requiring all folks employed in the food and beverage industry in Washington State to have an alcohol license to serve intoxicating […]

2014 Best of Olympia Awards – Education

Press Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ALES Receives 2014 Best of Olympia Award Olympia Award Program Honors the Achievement OLYMPIA June 8, 2014 — Ales has been selected for the 2014 Best of Olympia Award in the Education category by the Olympia Award Program. Each year, the Olympia Award Program identifies companies that we believe have […]

Washington State Liquor Control Board (WSLCB) mulls rule change to ban marijuana anywhere alcohol is sold

  The Olympian Liquor Control Board mulls rule change to ban marijuana anywhere alcohol is sold Opponents turned out in force Wednesday morning to express displeasure with a proposed rule change by the state Liquor Control Board that will prohibit marijuana consumption in liquor-licensed establishments statewide. The News Tribune (Editorial) Liquor stores and legal pot face ferocious […]

Recreational Pot Use in WA State now legal

Q13 Fox Initiative legalizing pot passes; supporters light up SEATTLE—Washington state Initiative 502, a measure legalizing marijuana for adults, passed Tuesday night. The Seattle Times Voters Approve I-502 Washington state voters made history Tuesday by legalizing the recreational use of marijuana. The Olympian Washington first state in nation to legalize recreational pot use Washington voters […]

Good News – A drop in alcohol related deaths

In the Washington Traffic Safety Commission 2012 Highway Safety Performance Plan, on pages 18-20 where the 2010 data on impaired driving is detailed, 2010 preliminary data show (compared to the five year average): · A 23% decrease in deaths involving a driver with a BAC of .08 or above. · A 17% decrease in alcohol […]

Responsible alcohol service and common mistakes

Restaurants can prevent common liquor law violations *The following article will appear in an upcoming edition of the Washington Restaurant Association’s The Front Burner magazine. Restaurants play an important role in keeping their customers safe by selling alcohol responsibly and ensuring liquor laws are followed. It is just as crucial to check IDs carefully, watch […]