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Source: The Guide to Community Preventive Services
Last Reviewed: February 2006
Workgroups: Substance Use Workgroup
The Community Preventive Services Task Force (CPSTF) recommends enhanced enforcement of laws banning alcohol sales to minors. Enhanced enforcement involves checking to make sure that retailers are following laws banning alcohol sales to minors. It often involves “sting operations” conducted by or coordinated with local law enforcement or alcohol beverage control agencies. CPSTF notes that more research is needed to determine how changes in retailers’ behavior affect underage drinking.
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Guide to Community Preventive Services. (2006). Alcohol - Excessive consumption: Enhanced enforcement of laws prohibiting sales to minors. Retrieved from https://www.thecommunityguide.org/findings/alcohol-excessive-consumption-enhanced-enforcement-laws-prohibiting-sales-minors