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Re: SCA Alcohol Policy

Poster: Tom Brady <tabrady@mindspring.com>

At 04:30 PM 7/8/97 -0400, Ed Hopkins wrote (quoting Keilyn):
>> That is correct.  Although laws in the states differ a little, there is
>> an underlying standard that is easily applied.  When you try to add
>> other countries, it is much more complicated to combine law and
>> liability issues, so we are leaving it up to their own laws.
>I see three possibilities:
>  1) Local groups _need_ this new policy to guide them, but those
>     local groups that happen to lie outside will have to suffer.
>  2) Some groups need this policy and others don't, and, fortunately,
>     only American groups need it.
>  3) No group really needs this policy, so the Board can simply
>     apply it in the US, where US standards make it convenient
>     for the Board to apply it.
>Have I missed anything?

Try: laws in the twenty-or-so countries outside of the US where the SCA
exists vary too widely with respect to the sale, consumption, and
distribution of alcohol to distill a policy for them into a simple,
one-size-fits-all statement.

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