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Enforcing Underage Drinking Laws Program
(NCJ 227469) October 2009
OJJDP In Focus, Article, 4 page(s)
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention
 
Provides an overview of OJJDPs Enforcing Underage Drinking Laws program, which supports and enhances efforts by States and local jurisdictions to reduce the availability of alcohol to minors. The program encourages close partnerships between law enforcement agencies and community groups involved in preventing and intervening in underage drinking. OJJDP also offers comprehensive training and technical assistance to guide States and communities in their efforts. The EUDL initiative is the only Federal program devoted exclusively to preventing alcohol consumption by minors. The publication includes information about authorizing legislation, eligibility, the EUDL block grants and discretionary grants programs, training and technical assistance, and performance measures.
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