More retailers join DDL campaign to end sale of alcohol to minors

More than 100 liquor retailers have signed on to the Demerara Distillers Limited (DDL) ID Declaration to bring an end to underage drinking.

DDL representative Hargobin Hariram (left) presents the ID Declaration Certificate to the proprietor of the David Persaud Liquor Shop Durgo Persaud.
DDL representative Hargobin Hariram (left) presents the ID Declaration Certificate to the proprietor of the David Persaud Liquor Shop Durgo Persaud.

In a press release DDL said retailers from communities such as La Jalousie, Blankenburg, Meten-Meer-Zorg, Tuschen and Parika have partnered with it in recent weeks and signed the Declaration. By signing the declaration they agree to post the ID Certificate and posters on their businesses.

DDL said the campaign is geared at encouraging liquor retailers to comply with their licence which forbids the sale of alcohol to underage persons. The company encourages all its customers to sign the Declaration letter which signals their commitment to complying with their licence.

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