Alcohol and Addiction
The CLC supports policies that promote treatment of alcohol, drug abuse and other addictions. The CLC works on initiatives to address the epidemic of underage drinking as a collective, civic responsibility.
- Increase alcohol excise taxes to deter youth purchase.
- Promote registration and regulatory programs targeted at sellers, parents and other adults.
- Assess and enforce limitations on advertisement by the alcohol industry.
- Increase treatment of addiction for the incarcerated and as an alternative to incarceration in designated cases.