Florida Division of Alcoholic Beverages and Tobacco Partners with Local Law Enforcement Agencies
December 28, 2011
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - The Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation's Division of Alcoholic Beverages and Tobacco (ABT) will partner with law enforcement agencies at various local events across the state this week. Some of the events include the 2011 Champs Sports Bowl in Orlando, the Capital One Bowl in Orlando, the Gator Bowl in Jacksonville and the Orange Bowl in Miami.
The Division of Alcoholic Beverages and Tobacco consistently participates in increased enforcement operations and coordinates directly with local law enforcement agencies across the state. Any media requests pertaining to these events should be submitted to the Office of Communications before 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, December 28th.
The Division is charged with keeping alcohol and tobacco out of the hands of underage persons; ensuring that licensed establishments are in compliance with the laws and rules regulating the industry in Florida; and collecting taxes and fees related to these industries.
The Department of Business and Professional Regulation's mission is to license efficiently and regulate fairly. The Department licenses and regulates more than one million businesses and professionals ranging from hotels and restaurants, real estate agents and accountants to veterinarians, contractors and cosmetologists. For more information, please visit www.MyFloridaLicense.com.