The Palm Beach County Alcohol Health Warning poster provides information on the risks of alcohol consumption and warns patrons not to drink and drive, mix alcohol with prescription drugs, or drink while pregnant.
The Palm Beach County Alcohol Ordinances prohibit any person from selling or dispensing alcoholic beverages at a business establishment unless this sign has been posted in accordance with Section 3-4 of the ordinances.
“Business establishment” is defined within the code as including any place of business or any club, organization, person, firm, corporation or partnership wherein one person directly or indirectly pays another for the purchase or dispensing of an alcoholic beverage, for consumption on or off the premises. This includes but is not limited to:
- golf or country clubs
- veteran’s fraternal or benevolent organizations
- grocery stores or drug stores
- night clubs, bottle clubs, bars, taverns, restaurants, grills
- filling stations, convenience stores
The Palm Beach Alcohol Health Warning notice must be posted in a conspicuous place within the business establishment where alcoholic beverages are displayed, purchased or consumed. It must be clearly discernible by persons to whom alcoholic beverages may be sold or dispensed.
Any person, firm, corporation, or agent thereof who violates the provisions of this section is subject upon conviction to a fine not to exceed $500.00, imprisonment in county jail not to exceed 60 days, or both. Each day of violation shall constitute a separate offense.