This is what the California Code says about employment of those under 21 by those who have a liquor license - according to (b) if your son was 18 and you were a carry out you would be ok.
(a) Every person who employs or uses the services of anyperson under the age of 21 years in or on that portion of anypremises, during business hours, which are primarily designed andused for the sale and service of alcoholic beverages for consumptionon the premises is guilty of a misdemeanor.
(b) Any off-sale licensee who employs or uses the services of anyperson under the age of 18 years for the sale of alcoholic beveragesshall be subject to suspension or revocation of his or her license,except that a person under the age of 18 years may be employed orused for those purposes if that person is under the continuoussupervision of a person 21 years of age or older.
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You are indeed correct - with the exemption - I missed it. If you would like me to put in for a refund, I will do so immediately.
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