Arlington, VA - September 29, 2010
"While teens admit to clearly hearing messages about the dangers of drinking and driving, new research indicates that teens do not acknowledge the toll alcohol plays on a maturing body or the legal consequences of consuming alcohol underage. Alarmingly, teens studied indicate that consuming alcohol was viewed as a rite of passage in high school as they approached adulthood. The Understanding Teen Drinking Cultures in America study was conducted by George Mason University and funded by The Century Council to learn more about teen drinking habits directly from teens themselves." Read more.