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Partners & Complimentary Websites


 Partners Keeping it Safe

Keeping it SAFE- Under Twenty-One Alcohol Prevention Coalition:

This independent coalition's main mission is to deter underage alcohol use, reduce adolescent access to alcohol and reduce the effects of alcohol use in youth under the age of 21.  To learn more about the coalition efforts, click here.


RR ForumMontgomery County Department of Liquor Control Partners with Responsible Retailing Forum (RRF) to bring you Recommended Practices for Off-Premise Alcohol Retailers

The RRF's Retailer Work Group, consisting of national retail chains, training organizations and mystery shop vendors; state regulators and attorneys general; producers; and researchers has identified recommended practices to reduce underage sales and service of alcohol by off-premises licensees. Every responsible retailer should adopt these practices. The list is not all-inclusive and retailers may engage in additional practices to reduce illegal underage sales. Please click here to view the recommended practices.


RHI WebMontgomery County Department of Liquor Control Partners with Responsible Hospitality Insititute (RHI) to Assist Businesses and Communities Create Safe and Vibrant Communities to Socialize

RHI provides technical assistance that builds local capacity, incubates and shares cutting-edge information and proven strategies, and links a broad-based network of professionals who plan, manage and police dining and entertainment districts.

Montgomery County Department of Liquor Control Partners with "We Don't Serve Teens"

We don't serve TEENSMost teens who drink get alcohol from “social sources”  at parties, from older friends, from their parents’ cabinets. Teen drinking is linked to injury and risky behavior. We can reduce teen drinking by stopping teens’ easy access to alcohol. Help us achieve this goal.  For more information please click here or visit www.


Complimentary Websites

National Alcohol Beverage Control Association (NABCA)

Responsible Hospitality Institute (RHI)

Responsible Retailing Forum (RRF)

Drink IQ

Higher Educatiuon Center News List

International Institute of Abuse Awareness (IIAA)

National Institute of Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Admin. Prevention Online "Prevline"


The Century Council

Washington Regional Alcohol Program (WRAP)






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