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The Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission encourages women to educate themselves on the issues involving alcohol-related birth defects.
Effective September 1, 2007, the holder of a license or permit authorizing the sale of alcoholic beverages for on premises consumption is required to display signs warning of the dangers associated with drinking alcoholic beverages during pregnancy. Administrative Rule 31.4 Public Information Signs
The health risk warning sign must:
The following language shall be printed in English and in Spanish, in bold black type on a white surface, or other clearly legible graphic design, with a font or type set size of not less than 28 point Arial or Helvetica:
By providing this critical information to pregnant women, the State of Texas is making an effort to help safeguard the lives of the youngest of Texans.
Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders Center for Excellence
(US Department of Health and Human Services)
Texas Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders Prevention Task Force
(Texas Office for Prevention of Developmental Disabilities)