TITLE

Beer Tastings Banned in Florida

AUTHOR(S)
Laracy, Alex
PUB. DATE
April 2004
SOURCE
Convenience Store News;4/12/2004, Vol. 40 Issue 5, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Free beer-tastings at grocery, liquor and convenience stores will remain only a dream for many Florida residents, as state Representative Adam Hasner has decided not to ask the legislature to approve his bill that would have allowed the tastings. Hasner even had difficulty finding support from industry officials. "Mothers Against Drunk Drivers in Florida (MADD) believes that malt beverages are specifically marketed to youth," said Andy Hindman, the state executive director for MADD. "Youths frequent convenience stores, and those are the places that they are most apt to purchase their alcohol."
ACCESSION #
12808899

 

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