Policy Development in Louisiana: Establishing Alcohol-free Zones

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Louisiana is reducing underage and binge drinking by establishing alcohol-free zones at fairs and festivals.

How does a state characterized by its relaxed attitudes toward alcohol use effectively address underage drinking and binge drinking? Leslie Brougham-Freeman, Director of Prevention Services for Louisiana’s Office of Behavioral Health, describes the state’s creation of alcohol-free zones to reduce access to alcohol and provide family-friendly spaces that also benefit people in recovery.

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Last Updated: 09/29/2015