The Palmetto Retailer’s Education Program (PREP) is a short course that helps reduce underage access to alcohol and tobacco products in our communities, while lowering the liability risks for businesses and their employees. PREP is available for managers and servers/sellers in all 46 counties in South Carolina.

Approved by the Department of Revenue and the Department of Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Services, PREP is the only merchant education program available in South Carolina that covers all of the following:

  • Off-Premise Alcohol Sales Practices
  • On-Premise Alcohol Sales Practices
  • Tobacco Sales Practices
  • Development of Manager/Supervisor Sales policies