Drinking, DUI Crashes Down Among Pennsylvania Youth, State Workgroup Says

A new report by a state panel found encouraging downward trends in alcohol use, drunk driving crashes, and alcohol-related arrests and punishment among Pennsylvania youths.

From 2011 through 2015, there has been a steady decline in drinking among 12–17 year-olds of  18 to 20 percent, according to the Pennsylvania State Epidemiological Outcomes Workgroup (SEOW) report (PDF).

Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board Unveils 'Know When. Know How.' Statewide Alcohol Education Campaign

HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 23, 2018 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- At a town-hall-style meeting of parents and community leaders at the Bear Creek School in Elizabethtown, the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board (PLCB) today unveiled a new public awareness campaign designed to spark conversations about alcohol use between parents and their elementary to middle-school-aged children.

Bill would allow police to enter private clubs, bars

A bill in the West Virginia legislature would allow police to enter private clubs and bars that are open to the public.

Currently, officers are unsure whether they can enter private clubs and bars without a West Virginia Alcohol Beverage Control Commissioner officer or a warrant, according to Delegate Barbara Fleischauer, D-Monongalia, the lead sponsor of House Bill 2129.