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North Carolina General Statutes
Chapter 18B: Regulation of Alcoholic Beverages.

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Article 1 - General Provisions. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 18B-100§ 18B-100. Purpose of Chapter.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 18B-101§ 18B-101. Definitions.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 18B-102§ 18B-102. Manufacture, sale, etc., forbidden except as expressly authorized.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 18B-102.1§ 18B-102.1. Direct shipments from out-of-state prohibited.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 18B-103§ 18B-103. Exemptions.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 18B-104§ 18B-104. Administrative penalties.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 18B-105§ 18B-105. Advertising.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 18B-106§ 18B-106. Alcoholic beverages for use on oceangoing ships.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 18B-107§ 18B-107. Alcoholic beverages for use in air commerce.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 18B-108§ 18B-108. Sales on trains.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 18B-109§ 18B-109. Direct shipment of alcoholic beverages into State.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 18B-110§ 18B-110. Emergency.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 18B-111§ 18B-111. Nontaxpaid alcoholic beverages.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 18B-112§ 18B-112. Tribal alcoholic beverage control.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 18B-113§ 18B-113. Reserved for future codification purposes.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 18B-114§ 18B-114. Reserved for future codification purposes.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 18B-115§ 18B-115. Reserved for future codification purposes.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 18B-116§ 18B-116. Reserved for future codification purposes.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 18B-117§ 18B-117. Reserved for future codification purposes.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 18B-118§ 18B-118. Reserved for future codification purposes.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 18B-119§ 18B-119. Reserved for future codification purposes.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 1A - Compensation for Injury Caused by Sales to Underage Persons. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 18B-120§ 18B-120. Definitions.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 18B-121§ 18B-121. Claim for relief created for sale to underage person.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 18B-122§ 18B-122. Burden of proof and admissibility of evidence.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 18B-123§ 18B-123. Limitation on damages.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 18B-124§ 18B-124. Joint and several liability.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 18B-125§ 18B-125. Exceptions.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 18B-126§ 18B-126. Statute of limitations.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 18B-127§ 18B-127. Duty of clerk of superior court.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 18B-128§ 18B-128. Common-law rights not abridged.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 18B-129§ 18B-129. No liability for refusal to sell or for holding documents.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 18B-130 through 18B-199§§ 18B-130 through 18B-199. Reserved for future codification purposes.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 2 - State Administration. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 18B-200§ 18B-200. North Carolina Alcoholic Beverage Control Commission.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 18B-201§ 18B-201. Conflict of interest; gifts.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 18B-202§ 18B-202. Discharge upon conviction.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 18B-203§ 18B-203. Powers and duties of the Commission.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 18B-204§ 18B-204. State warehouse.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 18B-205§ 18B-205. Accounts and reports required.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 18B-206§ 18B-206. Standards for alcoholic beverages.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 18B-207§ 18B-207. Rules.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 18B-208§ 18B-208. ABC Commission bonds and funds.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 18B-209 through 18B-299§§ 18B-209 through 18B-299. Reserved for future codification purposes.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 3 - Sale, Possession, and Consumption. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 18B-300§ 18B-300. Purchase, possession and consumption of malt beverages and unfortified wine.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 18B-301§ 18B-301. Possession and consumption of fortified wine and spirituous liquor.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 18B-302§ 18B-302. Sale to or purchase by underage persons.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 18B-302.1§ 18B-302.1. Penalties for certain offenses related to underage persons.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 18B-302.2§ 18B-302.2. Medical treatment; limited immunity.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 18B-303§ 18B-303. Amounts of alcoholic beverages that may be purchased.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 18B-304§ 18B-304. Sale and possession for sale.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 18B-305§ 18B-305. Other prohibited sales.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 18B-306§ 18B-306. Making wines and malt beverages for private use.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 18B-307§ 18B-307. Manufacturing offenses.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 18B-308§ 18B-308. Sale and consumption at bingo games.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 18B-309§ 18B-309. Alcoholic beverage sales in Urban Redevelopment Areas.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 18B-310 through 18B-399§§ 18B-310 through 18B-399. Reserved for future codification purposes.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 4 - Transportation. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 18B-400§ 18B-400. Amounts that may be transported.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 18B-401§ 18B-401. Manner of transportation.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 18B-402§ 18B-402. Alcoholic beverages purchased out-of-State.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 18B-403§ 18B-403. Purchase-transportation permit.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 18B-403.1§ 18B-403.1. Purchase-transportation permit for keg or kegs of malt beverages.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 18B-404§ 18B-404. Additional provisions for purchase and transportation by mixed beverage permittees.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 18B-405§ 18B-405. Transportation by permittee.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 18B-406§ 18B-406. Unlawful transportation.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 18B-407 through 18B-499§§ 18B-407 through 18B-499. Reserved for future codification purposes.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 5 - Law Enforcement. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 18B-500§ 18B-500. Alcohol law-enforcement agents.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 18B-501§ 18B-501. Local ABC officers.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 18B-502§ 18B-502. Inspection of licensed premises.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 18B-503§ 18B-503. Disposition of seized alcoholic beverages.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 18B-504§ 18B-504. Forfeiture.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 18B-505§ 18B-505. Restitution.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 18B-506 through 18B-599§§ 18B-506 through 18B-599. Reserved for future codification purposes.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 6 - Elections. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 18B-600§ 18B-600. Places eligible to hold alcoholic beverage elections.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 18B-601§ 18B-601. Election procedure.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 18B-602§ 18B-602. Form of ballots.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 18B-603§ 18B-603. Effect of alcoholic beverage elections on issuance of permits.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 18B-604§ 18B-604. Timing and effect of subsequent elections.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 18B-605§ 18B-605. Local act elections.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 18B-606 through 18B-699§§ 18B-606 through 18B-699. Reserved for future codification purposes.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 7 - Local ABC Boards. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 18B-700§ 18B-700. Appointment and organization of local ABC boards.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 18B-701§ 18B-701. Powers and duties of local ABC boards.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 18B-702§ 18B-702. Financial operations of local boards.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 18B-703§ 18B-703. Merger of local ABC operations.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 18B-704§ 18B-704. Removal of local board members and employees.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 18B-705§ 18B-705. Compliance with performance standards; remedies.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 18B-706§ 18B-706. Ethics requirements for local boards.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 18B-707 through 18B-799§§ 18B-707 through 18B-799. Reserved for future codification purposes.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 8 - Operation of ABC Stores. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 18B-800§ 18B-800. Sale of alcoholic beverages in ABC stores.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 18B-801§ 18B-801. Location, opening, and closing of stores.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 18B-802§ 18B-802. When stores operate.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 18B-803§ 18B-803. Store management.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 18B-804§ 18B-804. Alcoholic beverage pricing.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 18B-805§ 18B-805. Distribution of revenue.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 18B-806§ 18B-806. Damaged alcoholic beverages.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 18B-807§ 18B-807. Rules.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 18B-808§ 18B-808. Warning signs regarding dangers of alcohol consumption during pregnancy required; posting.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 18B-809 through 18B-899§§ 18B-809 through 18B-899. Reserved for future codification purposes.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 9 - Issuance of Permits. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 18B-900§ 18B-900. Qualifications for permit.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 18B-901§ 18B-901. Issuance of permits.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 18B-902§ 18B-902. Application for permit; fees.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 18B-903§ 18B-903. Duration of permit; renewal and transfer.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 18B-904§ 18B-904. Miscellaneous provisions concerning permits.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 18B-905§ 18B-905. Temporary permits.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 18B-906§ 18B-906. Applicability of Administrative Procedure Act.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 18B-907 through 18B-999§§ 18B-907 through 18B-999. Reserved for future codification purposes.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 10 - Retail Activity. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 18B-1000§ 18B-1000. Definitions concerning establishments.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 18B-1001§ 18B-1001. Kinds of ABC permits; places eligible.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 18B-1001.1§ 18B-1001.1. Authorization of wine shipper permit.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 18B-1001.2§ 18B-1001.2. Additional wine shipping requirements.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 18B-1001.3§ 18B-1001.3. Authorization of wine shipper packager permit.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 18B-1002§ 18B-1002. Special one-time permits.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 18B-1002.1§ 18B-1002.1. Special auction permit.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 18B-1003§ 18B-1003. Responsibilities of permittee.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 18B-1004§ 18B-1004. Hours for sale and consumption.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 18B-1005§ 18B-1005. Conduct on licensed premises.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 18B-1005.1§ 18B-1005.1. Sexually explicit conduct on licensed premises.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 18B-1006§ 18B-1006. Miscellaneous provisions on permits.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 18B-1006.1§ 18B-1006.1. Additional requirement for certain permittees to recycle beverage containers.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 18B-1007§ 18B-1007. Additional requirements for mixed beverages permittees.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 18B-1008§ 18B-1008. Rules concerning retail permits.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 18B-1009§ 18B-1009. In-stand sales.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 18B-1010 through 18B-1099§§ 18B-1010 through 18B-1099. Reserved for future codification purposes.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 11 - Commercial Activity. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 18B-1100§ 18B-1100. Commercial permits.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 18B-1101§ 18B-1101. Authorization of unfortified winery permit.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 18B-1102§ 18B-1102. Authorization of fortified winery permit.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 18B-1103§ 18B-1103. Authorization of limited winery permit.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 18B-1104§ 18B-1104. Authorization of brewery permit.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 18B-1105§ 18B-1105. Authorization of distillery permit.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 18B-1105.1§ 18B-1105.1. Authorization of liquor importer/bottler permit.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 18B-1106§ 18B-1106. Authorization of wine importer permit.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 18B-1107§ 18B-1107. Authorization of wine wholesaler permit.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 18B-1108§ 18B-1108. Authorization of malt beverages importer permit.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 18B-1109§ 18B-1109. Authorization of malt beverages wholesaler permit.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 18B-1110§ 18B-1110. Authorization of bottler permit.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 18B-1111§ 18B-1111. Authorization of salesman permit.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 18B-1112§ 18B-1112. Authorization of vendor representative permit.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 18B-1113§ 18B-1113. Authorization of nonresident malt beverage vendor permit.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 18B-1114§ 18B-1114. Authorization of nonresident wine vendor permit.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 18B-1114.1§ 18B-1114.1. Authorization of winery special event permit.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 18B-1114.2§ 18B-1114.2. Effect of cider and vinegar manufacturer permit.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 18B-1114.3§ 18B-1114.3. Authorization of wine producer permit.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 18B-1114.4§ 18B-1114.4. Viticulture/Enology course authorization.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 18B-1114.5§ 18B-1114.5. Authorization of malt beverage special event permit.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 18B-1114.6§ 18B-1114.6. Brewing, Distillation, and Fermentation course authorization.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 18B-1114.7§ 18B-1114.7. Authorization of spirituous liquor special event permit.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 18B-1115§ 18B-1115. Commercial transportation.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 18B-1116§ 18B-1116. Exclusive outlets prohibited.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 18B-1117§ 18B-1117. Repealed by Session Laws 1989, c. 142, s. 3.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 18B-1118§ 18B-1118. Purchase restrictions.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 18B-1119§ 18B-1119. Supplier's financial interest in wholesaler.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 18B-1120§ 18B-1120. Noncontiguous storage locations.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 18B-1121§ 18B-1121. Authority to sample for sensory analysis, quality control, or educational purposes.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 12 - Wine Distribution Agreements. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 18B-1200§ 18B-1200. Construction; findings and purpose; exceptions.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 18B-1201§ 18B-1201. Definitions.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 18B-1202§ 18B-1202. No inducement, coercion, or discrimination.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 18B-1203§ 18B-1203. Primary area of responsibility; no discrimination.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 18B-1204§ 18B-1204. Cancellation.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 18B-1205§ 18B-1205. Notice of intent to terminate.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 18B-1206§ 18B-1206. Transfer of business.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 18B-1207§ 18B-1207. Judicial remedies.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 18B-1208§ 18B-1208. Price of product.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 18B-1209§ 18B-1209. Retaliatory action prohibited.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 18B-1210§ 18B-1210. Management.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 18B-1211§ 18B-1211. No discrimination.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 18B-1212§ 18B-1212. No waiver.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 18B-1213§ 18B-1213. Obligations of purchaser.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 18B-1214§ 18B-1214. Prohibited practices enumerated.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 18B-1215§ 18B-1215. Intent of nondiscrimination.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 18B-1216§ 18B-1216. Relation of Article to other laws.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 18B-1217 through 18B-1299§§ 18B-1217 through 18B-1299. Reserved for future codification purposes.[HTML] [RTF]
Article 13 - Beer Franchise Law. [HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 18B-1300§ 18B-1300. Purpose.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 18B-1301§ 18B-1301. Definitions.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 18B-1302§ 18B-1302. Franchise agreement.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 18B-1303§ 18B-1303. Filing of distribution agreement; no discrimination.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 18B-1304§ 18B-1304. Prohibitions.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 18B-1305§ 18B-1305. Cause for termination of franchise agreement.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 18B-1306§ 18B-1306. Remedies for wrongful termination.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 18B-1307§ 18B-1307. Transfer or merger of wholesaler's business.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 18B-1308§ 18B-1308. Article part of all franchise agreements.[HTML] [RTF]
G.S. 18B-1309§ 18B-1309. Mediation at direction of Alcoholic Beverage Control Commission.[HTML] [RTF]

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