underage sales of alcohol

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Country: United States of America
State: Georgia

I was given a citation for selling alcohol to an underage person. I think the person might have been undercover because several other stores around me got busted also.I want to do a no contest plea for the citation.I was wondering how I would explain the mitigating circumstances.I'm pretty thorough about checking ID for people that look under the age of 30.So I'm not sure what I should write.

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You can explain you are very diligent about that process and have never had a problem, maybe you even though you knew the person already etc.
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14), I have to say he's spot on in terms of councillor and public attitude towards shop workers and owners regarding underage sales of alcohol.
Underage booze sales dropping UNDERAGE sales of alcohol are being driven down, according to a new report on the Challenge 25 scheme.
Trading standards officers spoke to Mr Kullar about avoiding underage sales of alcohol and he put an action plan into place to ensure staff were trained.
The government is considering letting retailers and pubs conduct their own test-purchasing operations to stop underage sales of alcohol if they can show consistently strong pass rates, The Grocer has learned.
Putting this performance into context, Serve Legal works with a number of leading supermarket chains and convenience-store operators, helping them to tackle underage sales of alcohol and carrying out regular testing to make sure staff are checking young people for ID and refusing service where necessary.
Robyn Lewis, drinks editor of trade magazine The Grocer, said: "There is a great deal of concern in the retail business about underage sales of alcohol and tobacco.
South Wales Police's Vale licensing officer, Pc Dave Barrett, said: "Police have been working in partnership with the council to tackle problems surrounding underage sales of alcohol and believe that a united presence from the pubs will be a stepping stone in reducing the problem.
The campaign, Tackling Underage Sales of Alcohol To Children - or TUSAC for short, has been funded by most of the Area Committees throughout Kirklees who are eager to do something to tackle the problem in their areas.
Of 2,683 "problematic" premises, 1,064 made at least one sale of alcohol to a minor, says the Home Office-funded Tackling Underage Sales of Alcohol Campaign.
8 per cent made three sales, according to the Home Office-funded Tackling Underage Sales of Alcohol Campaign (Tusac).
Meanwhile, the Home Office Tackling Underage Sales of Alcohol Campaign found almost one in five premises it targeted sold drink to under-18s.
The TUSAC (Tackling Underage Sales of Alcohol Campaign) tests were backed by Home Office funding.