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Sting: Adults Buy Alcohol For Minors

A weekend investigation by Idaho State Police Alcohol Beverage Control in collaboration with Emmett, Nampa and Caldwell police found that nearly half of 12 adults who were approached agreed to illegally buy alcohol for a minor. However, only a little more than 10 percent of the businesses approached sold alcoholic beverages to minors, according to an Idaho State Police news release. The agencies conducted “alcohol age compliance checks” on Friday and Saturday nights at 93 businesses licensed to sell alcoholic beverages in Canyon, Owyhee, Payette and Gem counties. Ten of those businesses sold to a minor, and misdemeanor citations were issued/Idaho Statesman. More here.

Question: Has a minor ever asked you to buy alcohol for them?

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