New Mexico: bill would make it illegal for teens to be drunk, for now, its still legal

From Public Broadcasting:
NEW MEXICO (krwg) – On DWI Awareness Day at the capitol, State Senator Kent Cravens is once again introducing several measures to fight DWI, including one bill that makes it illegal for youth to be intoxicated. Currently, it is illegal for youth to be in possession of alcohol or to buy it, but it is not illegal for them to be drunk. Senator Craven’s bill adds this language .”to be visibly in an intoxicated condition” to the current state law that makes it illegal to buy, attempt to buy or be in possession of alcohol for anyone under 21 years of age.  MORE

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