Code of the District of Columbia

Subchapter V. Restrictions on Sales, Promotions, and Service.


§ 25–741. Go-cups and back-up drinks prohibited.

(a) The licensee under an off-premises retailer’s license, class A or B, shall not provide go-cups to customers.

(b) The licensee under an on-premises retailer’s license shall not serve back-up drinks to customers.


(May 3, 2001, D.C. Law 13-298, § 101, 48 DCR 2959.)

Section References

This section is referenced in § 25-123.


§ 25–742. Solicitation of drinks prohibited.

The licensee under an on-premises retailer’s license shall not:

(1) Require, permit, suffer, encourage, or induce an entertainer or employee to solicit in the licensed establishment the purchase by a patron of any drink, whether alcoholic or non-alcoholic, or money with which to purchase the drink, for that entertainer or employee, or for any other person other than the patron and guests of the patron; or

(2) Pay to the licensee’s agent or manager, or any other person frequenting the licensed establishment, a commission or any other compensation to solicit for herself, himself, or for others, the purchase by the patron of any drink, whether alcoholic or non-alcoholic.


(May 3, 2001, D.C. Law 13-298, § 101, 48 DCR 2959.)

Section References

This section is referenced in § 25-123.


§ 25–743. Tie-in purchases prohibited.

(a) A manufacturer or wholesaler shall not require, directly or indirectly, a retailer to purchase any type of alcoholic beverage or other commodity in order to purchase any other alcoholic beverage.

(b) A licensee under an off-premises retailer’s license shall not require, directly or indirectly, a consumer to purchase any type of alcoholic beverage or other commodity in order to purchase any other alcoholic beverage.


(May 3, 2001, D.C. Law 13-298, § 101, 48 DCR 2959.)