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Top 10 Alcohol Brands of Underage Drinkers

A relatively small number of alcohol brands dominate underage youth alcohol consumption, according to a new report from researchers at the Boston University School of Public Health and the Center on Alcohol Marketing and Youth (CAMY) at the Johns Hopkins …

Underage Drinkers Run Up $750 Million a Year in Hospital Costs

Hospitalization for underage drinking is common in the United States, and it comes with a price tag — the estimated total cost for these hospitalizations is about $755 million per year. A Mayo Clinic study also found geographic and demographic …

Mississippi Toughens Parental Social Host Liquor Liability Law

Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour has signed into law a bill that supporters say will make it easier to prosecute parents who host drinking parties for teenagers. The “social host” bill makes adults liable for knowingly allowing underage drinking on their …