Alcohol PSR FAQs

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Prevention Status Reports (PSRs) provide information on several public health topics, including excessive alcohol use. The PSRs on Alcohol-Related Harms cover specific strategies to reduce alcohol-related harms, including commercial host (dram shop) liability, local authority to regulate alcohol outlet density, and alcohol taxes. The following sets of questions and answers are intended to assist readers in understanding and utilizing the information provided by the PSRs on Alcohol-Related Harms.