Wednesday, February 23, 2011

Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board Releases Report on Alcohol Misuse Among Youth, Young Adults

PR Newswire (Harrisburg, PA) February 22, 2011

"With recent survey results showing alarming rates of underage and high-risk drinking among youth and young adults nationwide, the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board and its agency partners today renewed their commitment to combat the prevalence of this dangerous and potentially deadly behavior.
'No substance is more widely abused in America by those under the age of 21 than alcohol,' said PLCB Chairman Patrick J. 'PJ' Stapleton. 'This survey's findings should serve as a reminder to parents and the entire community that no one is immune to the dangers of alcohol misuse and abuse.'
With preventing sales to minors as its top priority, PLCB store employees in 2010 checked the identification of nearly one million minors at its more than 600 stores statewide." Read More

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