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Nearly 200 New Orleans-area bars selling to minors | The New Orleans Advocate

More than 100 New Orleans-area businesses were cited by the Louisiana Office of Alcohol and Tobacco Control this summer for selling alcohol and/or tobacco to minors.


Notable establishments such as House of Blues, Ye Olde College Inn, Borgne and Mahony's Po-Boys were issued citations.

The ATC said it conducted 5,474 compliance checks during the agency’s 2015 summer crackdown and issued 821 citations. Of those citations, 460 were issued for alcohol sales to a minor, and 361 were issued for tobacco sales to a minor.

About 15 percent of the businesses checked sold alcohol and/or tobacco to a minor.

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