No Parental Authorization Exception To Underage Possession of Alcohol

By Farfromdrinken
In September 1, 2016
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Originally posted by Michael Buchanan on in Florida Criminal Law

Florida law makes no provision for the parents of children or young adults to possess or consume alcohol.  Florida law does permit young adults ages 18 – 20 to posses alcohol beverages when employed in the sale, preparation or service of alcoholic beverages.  Possession is lawful if it occurs within the scope of the young adult’s employment.   Yes, a young adult’s employer can authorize alcohol possession by an underage person, but a parent can’t under Florida law.

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