Wednesday, September 8, 2010

Backers say Utah underage drinking campaign working

Salt Lake Tribune (Salt Lake City, Utah) September 7, 2010

"A media and education campaign to prevent underage drinking is going into its fifth year in a state-funded program that tops $7 million in spending, and supporters say it is showing results...Gov. Gary Herbert credited the campaign for a drop in underage drinking, gauged by statewide surveys of Utah’s schoolchildren in 2007 and 2009. During those two years, 5,500 fewer Utah teens reported using alcohol in the past 30 days, and there were 2,600 fewer underage binge drinkers."  Read more

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