Can I work a cashier job handling alcohol in Washington if I am not 18, but an emancipated minor?

I am 17 and a citizen of Washington State. I need to earn extra income, but essentially the only jobs around the area would include selling tobacco and alcohol. Can I apply for a job like this if I am an emancipated minor? Thanks.

Asked By: Roxanne S - 4/21/2008
Best Answer - Chosen by Asker
No, the law sets the age at 18 and makes no provisions or exceptions for emancipated minors.
Answered By: shamrock - 4/21/2008
Additional Answers (5)
I would highly doubt it I'd assume that being an emancipated minor does not give immunity to that law as they're pretty unrelated
Answered By: flaris - 4/21/2008
Generally, if it's in a closed container and you work in a supermarket, convenience store, or discount store, it isn't a problem. I know that, with regard to tobacco products, in the state of California, these are kept in locked cabinets and the manager gets these for the customers. For the alcoholic beverages, so long... More
Answered By: loyaltubist - 4/21/2008
No, I don't believe so. But you can always ask the manager of where ever you are talking about.
Answered By: Vr - 4/21/2008
Answered By: cyansure - 4/21/2008
Depends on the laws in your state. In my state you have to be atleast 19 to sell alcohol.
Answered By: Mr. Maes - 4/21/2008
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