Indiana imposes new law for alcohol consumers

on 24/06/11 at 10:38 am

Booze News

The US state of Indiana has passed a new law which requires the alcohol consumers to possess an ID proof while purchasing any alcoholic products.

The new law, effective 1 July, 2011 mandates the store clerks of carry-out alcohol to ask for age-proof from anyone who appears to be less than 40 years of age.

Senate Bill 78 states that only customers with age of 40 years to be carded, instead of everyone being carded as per the routine.

According to reports, some stores in the state require all alcohol to be purchased at the front of the store and even put up devices on the bottles which prompt an ID check when scanned.

The new law applies to any business or store which sells carry-out alcohol.

The new law, is a part of more than 230 new laws, passed by the 2011 session of the Indiana General Assembly.

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