Posts tagged with: Underage Drinking Prevention

This year has brought so many challenges for our teens and tweens – fear of a new disease, disappointments about missing important key events, social isolation from peer groups, stress from home school, and anxiety from the unknown.  Our kids...
Graduation and prom may not have happened the way our teens had envisioned this year, but we know, as our state slowly opens up, delayed graduation and prom ceremonies and/or private celebrations are still taking place.  And just like every...
  • Illegal Shipping web version
Included in the state’s laws regarding alcohol sales in Tennessee is a special section regarding direct shipping.  These vendors must meet the requirements for a Direct Shipper’s license and follow the state’s laws for the sale of alcohol including specific...
Scroll down for a link to the committee currently up for review of this bill so you can contact them to ask for their vote against this bill. Why do we need to oppose this bill? UPDATED March 10, 2020: ...
Scroll down for a link to the committee currently up for review of this bill so you can contact them to ask for their vote in favor of the bill. Why do we need this Social Host bill? Right here...
  • TNABC conducted 140 minor compliance checks in June 2019
The Tennessee Alcoholic Beverage Commission’s (TNABC) Law Enforcement Division works hard making sure Tennessee liquor licensees are compliant with regulations and ensuring that they are adhering to laws that prevent the sale of alcohol to underage buyers.  In June, in...
  • PowerTalk 21 2019 Report 300x250 version
PowerTalk 21 has traditionally been MADD’s annual day in April designated for parents to talk to their kids about alcohol.  But this year, we expanded the event to focus on the entire spring time period of March 1 through May...
Family and friends gathered at the Linebaugh Public Library in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, on Friday, March 22, 2019, to honor and remember the life of Angie Michelle Kirk in a ceremony to commemorate the new State Memorial Sign to be erected...
  • Paul Stein Top Statewide Enforcer 2018
The 2018 MADD Tennessee Statewide Night of Remembrance and Awards Ceremony moved to a new venue this year at the Nashville Airport Marriott.  Over 400 law enforcement personnel, victims/survivors, community partners, and volunteers were in attendance for the event to...
  • ProtectUrSquad Poster 2018 cropped 300x200
This month, as many schools participate in drug and alcohol awareness programs, we want to encourage clubs and groups to use social media to support each other’s decision to take a stand. When kids know they’re not alone, it’s easier...