City of Greensboro, North Carolina - ABC Board | 336.274.6304    

In 1937 North Carolina's General Assembly created a uniform system of controlling and regulating the sale of distilled spirits in our system: A State Board of Control - The ABC Commission - was established to oversee the issuance of alcohol permits, tax guidelines, product selection, and uniform prices throughout the state. However, ABC stores are not owned or operated by the state...NO state or local tax funds are used to support local ABC systems. Each city or county unit is allowed to vote on establishing its own stores. Greensboro voted to approve, operate, and control the sale of distilled products in 1951.

1. Q: Are persons under the age of 21 allowed in ABC stores?

A: It is the policy of the Greensboro ABC Board to prohibit anyone 16-20 years of age from entering our stores. Children under the age of 16 may enter our stores, as long as they are accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.

2. Q: What are acceptable forms of ID?

A: A valid U.S. driver’s license, a valid North Carolina State ID Card (no other States ID cards are acceptable), a valid passport, or a valid U.S. Military ID.

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