Too Smart To Start. In the News http://www.toosmarttostart.samhsa.gov/ News Items. en-us tsts@macrointernational.com tsts@macrointernational.com 60 [WI] County Committee Rejects Social Host Ordinance http://www.toosmarttostart.samhsa.gov/newsroom/InTheNews.aspx?id=4614 Mon, 23 Feb 2015 12:00:00 GMT A Wood County legislative committee rejected a social host ordinance. [NY] Garber Not Giving Up On Underage Drinking Legislation http://www.toosmarttostart.samhsa.gov/newsroom/InTheNews.aspx?id=4616 Mon, 23 Feb 2015 12:00:00 GMT A state magistrate judge is working to get legislation passed that would penalize underage drinkers. [PA] Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board Releases Biennial Report http://www.toosmarttostart.samhsa.gov/newsroom/InTheNews.aspx?id=4613 Mon, 23 Feb 2015 12:00:00 GMT The State of Pennsylvania has released its biennial report about state efforts to prevent underage drinking. [IL] Maine Townships MaineStay Presents Parents Academy March 19 http://www.toosmarttostart.samhsa.gov/newsroom/InTheNews.aspx?id=4615 Mon, 23 Feb 2015 12:00:00 GMT On March 19, MaineStay will hold a town hall meeting for parents, to help them learn techniques to help influence teen decisions. [NY] Garden City Considers New Social Host Ordinance http://www.toosmarttostart.samhsa.gov/newsroom/InTheNews.aspx?id=4611 Mon, 23 Feb 2015 12:00:00 GMT In response to a recent incident, the mayor has requested the town attorney to draft social host legislation. [IL] Oswego May Issue Tickets To Those Drinking Underage http://www.toosmarttostart.samhsa.gov/newsroom/InTheNews.aspx?id=4612 Mon, 23 Feb 2015 12:00:00 GMT After it took police more than 12 hours to finish processing people caught underage drinking, police may now issue tickets for the offense. [TX] Community Coalition Partnership For Harrison County Seeks Members In Fight Against Drugs, Alcohol Abuse http://www.toosmarttostart.samhsa.gov/newsroom/InTheNews.aspx?id=4609 Mon, 23 Feb 2015 12:00:00 GMT In the second year of its grant, Community Coalition Partnership for Harrison County, is seeking volunteers to continue its work in reducing underage drinking. [CA] Pittsburg Receives Grant For Alcohol Enforcement http://www.toosmarttostart.samhsa.gov/newsroom/InTheNews.aspx?id=4610 Mon, 23 Feb 2015 12:00:00 GMT The city of Pittsburg has received $25,000 to support it's efforts to reduce underage drinking. [WY] Bill Banning Powdered Alcohol Advances http://www.toosmarttostart.samhsa.gov/newsroom/InTheNews.aspx?id=4606 Thu, 19 Feb 2015 12:00:00 GMT A bill that would ban powdered alcohol has advanced in a state legislative committee. [MD] Harford County Cracks Down On Underage Drinking http://www.toosmarttostart.samhsa.gov/newsroom/InTheNews.aspx?id=4607 Thu, 19 Feb 2015 12:00:00 GMT A change in a local ordinance will now punish employees who serve alcohol to minors and not just the establishment. [NM] Survey: Underage Drinking On Downward Curve http://www.toosmarttostart.samhsa.gov/newsroom/InTheNews.aspx?id=4608 Thu, 19 Feb 2015 12:00:00 GMT According to the latest YRRS data, there has been a reduction of underage drinking for the first time since 2007. [MI] April Proclaimed Social Host Awareness Month http://www.toosmarttostart.samhsa.gov/newsroom/InTheNews.aspx?id=4604 Thu, 19 Feb 2015 12:00:00 GMT Cheboygan County has proclaimed April to be Social Host Awareness Month. [ND] Alcohol Ordinances Spur 3-Hour Discussion For Grand Forks City Council http://www.toosmarttostart.samhsa.gov/newsroom/InTheNews.aspx?id=4605 Thu, 19 Feb 2015 12:00:00 GMT The Grand Forks City Council has tabled two ordinances that are aimed at reducing underage and binge drinking. [MI] SUDDS Coalition's Project Sticker Shock Aims To Curb Youth Alcohol Consumption http://www.toosmarttostart.samhsa.gov/newsroom/InTheNews.aspx?id=4603 Thu, 19 Feb 2015 12:00:00 GMT On February 16, the SUDDS coalition engaged in a sticker shock campaign to raise awareness about youth access to alcohol. [TX] Experts Say There's A Spike In Underage Drinking; Officers Trained To Help Stop Activity http://www.toosmarttostart.samhsa.gov/newsroom/InTheNews.aspx?id=4602 Tue, 17 Feb 2015 12:00:00 GMT Texas has seen an increase in underage drinking, so officials are working with Texans Standing Tall to work on ways to handle parties where underage drinking is taking place.