The decision by MassDOT Secretary Richard A. Davey to eliminate effective July 1, 2012 alcohol advertising on MBTA property is gaining strong support from Executive Office of Health and Human Services Secretary Dr. JudyAnn Bigby.
Secretary Bigby in a post on the Commonwealth Conversations Health and Human Service blog says, "We already know that young people are especially vulnerable to peer pressure when it comes to drinking alcohol. What may come as a surprise is just how influential alcohol advertisements are on youth."
Visit the HHS blog to read the entire post: http://hhs.blog.state.ma.us/
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