underage drinking

underage drinking

The consumption of alcohol under a legally specified age, usually before one's 21st birthday.
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ENPNewswire-August 14, 2019--Diageo pledges to reach 5 million pupils, parents and teachers on the dangers of underage drinking
Analysis of the latest public health data has examined 10 hot spots where admissions to hospital for underage drinking are double the national average - and in one case even triple.
Cuomo announced the results of joint efforts by state agencies to crack down on underage drinking throughout the state during the month of April.
Underage drinking is not uncommon in the United States, with some 8.65 million Americans between the ages 12 and 20 admitting to having consumed at least one drink over a 30-day period.
STUDENTS across the region are being given a hard-hitting lesson on the risks associated with underage drinking as part of an award-winning international programme that will reach 45,000 students across the UK this year.
Further, research has found that letting children have "just a sip" of alcohol may lead to increased underage drinking by the time they enter high school.
This campaign teaches parents how to start a conversation with their children about the dangers of underage drinking. Our annual poster contest is an excellent way to continue those conversations," said PLCB Chairman Tim Holden.
MOST PARENTS of children aged 10-17 years have talked to them about alcohol consumption, but many do not consider brain health to be an important reason to avoid underage drinking, according to a recent survey of 1,000 parents.
"I know all too well the devastating consequences that can occur as a result of underage drinking," says MADD Pres.
The survey found underage drinking has gone up by 22.5 percent since 2012 in the age group of 18- 25 years.
ASPORTS bar in Cardiff has had its licence suspended after complaints were made of assaults, drug-taking and underage drinking.
SOUTHBRIDGE -- The Police Department said in a statement it was recently awarded $4,950 to combat underage drinking.