Wednesday, October 30, 2013

SADD, State Working Together To Curb Underage Drinking

Hartford Courant (Hartford, CT) October 27, 2013

"One might expect a package store to be on the lookout for minors using fake IDs, but few people would expect minors to bust a package store for selling alcohol to them.
But in Connecticut, some students are doing exactly that. This year, as of mid-August, students have gone undercover and completed 412 compliance checks, with 97 resulting in action against the liquor store. And there are more compliance checks scheduled, according to Claudette Carveth, a spokeswoman for the state Department of Consumer Protection.
Carveth said the student volunteers, working with Students Against Destructive Decisions, go undercover for the compliance checks." Read More

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