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Lack of enforcement of underage Drinking laws. Miami-Dade County ABT & Miami Dade County Police Department (2007) PowerPoint Presentation
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Lack of enforcement of underage Drinking laws. Miami-Dade County ABT & Miami Dade County Police Department (2007)

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Lack of enforcement of underage Drinking laws. Miami-Dade County ABT & Miami Dade County Police Department (2007)

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  1. Substance Related Consequences Substance Use Behavior Intervening Variables Local Contributing Factors ABT reports the need for education and certification for alcohol vendors. Underage drinking is widespread in Florida Approximately 647,000 underage youth in Florida drink each year. In 2005, underage drinkers Consumed 9.1% of all alcohol sold in Florida, totaling $817 million in sales. Pacific Institute for Research & Evaluation (PIRE) October 2006 Availability of alcohol / Easy retail access by minors Lack of enforcement of underage Drinking laws. Miami-Dade County ABT & Miami Dade County Police Department (2007) Youth arrested who admitted alcohol use in Miami-Dade County in 2006-2007, were responsible for a total of 2801 adjudicated crimes. An average of 3.7 crimes each of which 54% were felonies and 46% were misdemeanors Fl DJJ Pact Data 2007 Ineffective comprehensive media message about underage Drinking- About ½ of the alcohol Advertising on the radio is aired During youth oriented programs Center for Disease Control (2004) Social Norms Increase community support for enforcement of alcohol laws Youth violence attributable to alcohol use by underage youth in Florida represents the largest costs for the State ($2,140.6 million) Pacific Institute for Research & Evaluation (PIRE) October 2006 Lack of education and concern about underage drinking Northeast Center for the Application Of Prevention Technologies (CAPT) City officials do not prioritize promoting responsible beverage service (Feedback from the sub coalitions) Laws & Policies local ordinances promoting responsible vendor training Over 355 retail alcohol, beverage licensees in Miami-Dade County for June 2006/2007 have been cited as non compliant with underage drinking (ABT)