The state laws governing alcoholic beverages in New Jersey are among the most complex in the United States, with many peculiarities not found in other states' laws.They provide for 29 distinct liquor licenses granted to manufacturers, wholesalers, retailers, and for the public warehousing and transport of alcoholic beverages.In addition to the age of consent, the chart also indicates whether or not there is an age-gap provision for the state.
General authority for the statutory and regulatory control of alcoholic beverages rests with the state government, particularly the Division of Alcoholic Beverage Control overseen by the state's Attorney General.
Under home rule, New Jersey law grants individual municipalities substantial discretion in passing ordinances regulating the sale and consumption of alcoholic beverages within their limits.
Parents are probably worrying about how fast they’re kids are growing up, and kids never think they’re growing up fast enough.
And while parents and their children are arguing over when the kids will finally be grownups, laws in the Mountain State are a little clearer on distinguishing between minors and adults.
** Note: In the absence of an affirmative or negative, we have presumed the answer to be no.