Wednesday, October 29, 2014

'Social Host' Laws May Help Curb Underage Drinking, Study Says

U.S. News & World Report, October 28, 2014

"'Social host' laws, which hold adults accountable for any underage drinking that takes place on their property, may help curb teenage drinking, according to the preliminary findings of a new study.

Researchers found that the number of teens who reported drinking at parties on weekends was reduced when they lived in towns with strong social host laws, according to the study published in the November issue of the Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs." Read more

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