Irish Liquor Lawyer: Direct shipping Debate: Divergent Data but somebody is right

By Published On: March 6, 2023

The debate over direct-to-consumer (DTC) shipping is heating up. The opponents of DTC shipping believe that DTC access should not expand, because it will lead to increased access for minors obtaining alcohol.

They point to findings from Massachusetts where 96% of DTC licensees investigated accepted DTC orders from a 15 year-old, and despite 98% of all shipments being labeled as alcohol, 26% of the shipments were left at the door, 43% did not obtain adult signature, and zero age verified the recipient of the package.

Read the entire article by the Irish Liquor Lawyer.

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