January 2015

Governor to Create Task Force on Underage Drinking

WSOC-TV North Carolina leaders are fighting back against what they call an unacceptable trend of underage drinking. The ABC Commission launched a statewide initiative Wednesday in south Charlotte, saying that two young people die every week in the state from underage drinking incidents. They said the average underage drinker in the state is just 14 […]

Anti-Underage Drinking Task Force

FOX 46 Carolinas myfoxcarolinas.com The North Carolina Alcoholic Beverage Control Commission (ABC) held a regional launch for a multimedia campaign called “Talk It Out.” The campaign is designed to raise awareness to the issue and give parents tips needed to talk to their children about the problem. Governor Pat McCrory created a task force last […]

Video: “It’s a pain that never goes away.”

North Carolina has an underage drinking problem. Every year, underage drinking causes more than 100 deaths and thousands of injuries in our state. Listen to Steve Sciascia, Mayor of Harrisburg, NC, as he speaks about the tragic loss of his son Joseph. Joseph was killed instantly when the car he was riding in slammed into a […]