Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals Out of the Alcohol Labeling Business

Yinghan Miao | June 24, 2015

Despite having an Office of Alcohol and Tobacco Control (ATC), Louisiana has long held the authority for the registration and label review of alcoholic beverages under the Department of Health and Hospitals (DHH). Their responsibilities also included the registration of prophylactics, drugs, cosmetics, and seafood. Once the HB 331 is signed into law, the authority for alcohol label registration is set to transfer to the ATC. This is exciting news for (alcohol) registrants. (more…)