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Hubbard County passes 'social host' criminal ordinance

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Hubbard County passed a "social host" ordinance Wednesday, what authorities call one more tool in the arsenal to curb underage drinking.

It would make the adult host of a party at which alcohol is knowingly served to minors criminally responsible for allowing that party to take place.

Hubbard joined a raft of other counties in passing such an ordinance, which would not make parents liable for allowing their children to drink at home with their permission.

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Sarah Smith is the outdoors editor. She covers Hubbard County, courts and breaking news.

(218) 732-3364
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