Too Smart To Start. In the News http://www.toosmarttostart.samhsa.gov/ News Items. en-us tsts@macrointernational.com tsts@macrointernational.com 60 [WI] Study Shows High Numbers Of Student Drinkers Live Close To Booze http://www.toosmarttostart.samhsa.gov/newsroom/InTheNews.aspx?id=4780 Wed, 02 Sep 2015 12:00:00 GMT A recently released study has shown that there is a correlation between alcohol outlet density and the number of underage drinkers. [NE] New Nebraska Laws In Effect Today: Higher Marriage Fees, Underage Drinkers, Nurse Practitioners http://www.toosmarttostart.samhsa.gov/newsroom/InTheNews.aspx?id=4778 Wed, 02 Sep 2015 12:00:00 GMT Starting September 1, a medical amnesty bill goes into effect for underage drinkers who call for medical assistance for themselves or someone else. [NY] New Law Can Fine Hosts Of Parties With Underage Drinking http://www.toosmarttostart.samhsa.gov/newsroom/InTheNews.aspx?id=4779 Wed, 02 Sep 2015 12:00:00 GMT On the same day that students moved-in, a new social host ordinance takes effect in Geneseo. [CA] Redlands Police See Results In First Two Years Of Responsible Redlands http://www.toosmarttostart.samhsa.gov/newsroom/InTheNews.aspx?id=4777 Fri, 28 Aug 2015 12:00:00 GMT In the first two years of a five year gran from SAMHSA, Redlands has seen success in reducing underage and binge drinking through its Responsible Redlands initiative. [TX] UT Tyler Helps Combat Underage Drinkin http://www.toosmarttostart.samhsa.gov/newsroom/InTheNews.aspx?id=4769 Thu, 27 Aug 2015 12:00:00 GMT In an effort to help prevent underage drinking, all incoming students at the University of Texas Tyler are required to take an online course about the dangers of alcohol. [PA] IUP Receives Grant From Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board http://www.toosmarttostart.samhsa.gov/newsroom/InTheNews.aspx?id=4770 Thu, 27 Aug 2015 12:00:00 GMT The state liquor control board gave IUP the maximum grant available to help reduce underage drinking. The money will be used for education and enforcement efforts. [AZ] Tempe Police Department Moves From Safe And Sober To New Approach http://www.toosmarttostart.samhsa.gov/newsroom/InTheNews.aspx?id=4771 Thu, 27 Aug 2015 12:00:00 GMT The Tempe Police Department will be changing tactics. The Safe and Sober campaign was successful in its efforts to affect underage drinking; however, criticisms about how it was deployed have forced changes to occur. [CA] Agencies Working To Raise Awareness Of Social Host Ordinance http://www.toosmarttostart.samhsa.gov/newsroom/InTheNews.aspx?id=4773 Thu, 27 Aug 2015 12:00:00 GMT Health and Human Services and the Marin County Office of Education are working together to educate residents about the county's social host ordinance. [NY] NYS Issues Guidance For Bars On How To Spot Fake ID http://www.toosmarttostart.samhsa.gov/newsroom/InTheNews.aspx?id=4774 Thu, 27 Aug 2015 12:00:00 GMT New York State has launched a massive campaign to educate alcohol retailers on how to spot fake ID's. It is hoped the effort will help reduce underage drinking across the state. [GA] Town Hall Meeting Focuses On Underage Drinking http://www.toosmarttostart.samhsa.gov/newsroom/InTheNews.aspx?id=4772 Thu, 27 Aug 2015 12:00:00 GMT On August 20, a town hall meeting was held to remind parents of the dangers of underage drinking and to share success stories in the efforts to prevent it.