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The business practices of our bars, restaurants and liquor stores have a major impact on quality of life and safety issues in our communities. Learn more.

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Most teen drinking takes place at house parties or in home settings, where consumption is often unmonitored. What can we do to reduce teens’ access to alcohol? Learn more.

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More young people use alcohol than any other drug, including tobacco and marijuana, and its consumption presents a range of physical, social and emotional dangers. Learn more.

The Latest about Alcohol

07
Jul

Parental Behavior and Adolescent Binge Drinking

A recent study examined the relationship between parental behaviors and adolescents’ likelihood of binge drinking. Researchers used data from the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health and found that low parental monitoring, low parental warmth, parent alcohol use, and parent expectancies regarding their children’s alcohol use were associated with higher incidence of adolescent binge...
14
Jun

Adolescent alcohol, marijuana use leads to poor academic performance, health problems

Adolescents who use both marijuana and alcohol during middle school and high school are more likely to have poor academic performance and mental health during high school, according to a new RAND Corporation study that followed a group of students over a seven-year period. However, the study found marijuana use was predictive of poorer...
17
May

Adolescent Exposure to Alcohol Advertising in Southern California

Adolescents in Southern California are exposed to an average of 3.1 alcohol advertisements every day, with African Americans and Hispanics regularly exposed to the highest amount of such advertising and girls exposed to 30 percent more alcohol ads than boys, according to a new RAND Corporation study. Over a 10-month period in 2013, 589 Los...
02
May

Alcohol Brand Placement on TV Linked with Teens' Brand Preferences and Drinking Behaviors

While tobacco companies have not been allowed to buy product placement in television shows since 2000, alcohol brands continue to self-regulate their marketing in media. But a new research abstract to be presented at the Pediatric Academic Societies 2016 Meeting showing how strongly alcohol brand placement relates to the drinking behavior of underage youth...
13
Apr

Taking the First Full Drink: Evidence on Male–Female Differences in the United States

A study looked at whether or not male prevalence is higher than female prevalence of becoming an underage drinker. Researchers used data from 12 successive U.S. National Surveys on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH), with nationally representative samples drawn each year from 2002 to 2013 and assessed via computer-assisted self-interviews. They found that there...
15
Feb

Drinking Games Accompanied with Negative Consequences

Researchers conducted a literature review about drinking game activity among high school students and incoming college students. Scholars found that drinking game participation was linked to a range of negative consequences including passing out, becoming sick and other high risk behaviors such as pre-partying. The study, “Drinking Game Participation among High School and Incoming...