Underage Drinking & the Law

What parents need to know now about the new Social Host Laws

Three kinds of lies

We think MADD is pointing in the wrong direction when they demonize parents for giving alcohol to their own children. While MADD announces 26 percent of teens get their alcohol from parents and family members, the true number is only 6.8 percent and it’s legal in most states.

April 30, 2012 · 2 Comments

Link between teen drinking and precancerous breast changes

A shocking new study…reports that each time teen and young adult women drink, even moderate amounts of alcohol, they increase their chances of developing proliferative benign breast disease (BDD) which are noncancerous cells and lesions.

April 12, 2012 · 2 Comments

Enough said

Why Americans have the right to remain silent: This quote from an U of Minnesota student who was arrested as a Social Host twice in one night. “There’s 200 drunk … Continue reading

April 10, 2012 · Leave a comment

Protecting Parents from Prom’s Penalties

Westchester, New York parents, learn what you need to do to protect yourself and your teen-age children from accidentally triggering the Social Host Law on Prom night or any other … Continue reading

April 10, 2012 · Leave a comment

Minors 6-15 served vodka at teen’s birthday party

This is so disturbing. Parents serve vodka to kids as young as 6 at daughter’s 15th birthday party. Rhode Island Dept. of Children, Youth & Families took custody of their … Continue reading

April 6, 2012 · Leave a comment

Sharing what’s new on SocialHostLaw.com

There’s lots of helpful new information now available for parents of 12-21 year old children. In addition to posts sharing the latest news, we’re continuing to add useful data and … Continue reading

April 2, 2012 · Leave a comment

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    A spokesperson with the University of Oregon said the start of the school season is when they give out the most minor in possession citations because this is when students are experimenting.
  • Video: Lifeline Law just as relevant; protecting underage rights August 22, 2018
    College campuses are buzzing with students again. This means this time of the year underage drinking can spike. Thankfully, there's protection for students and other young people with the Lifeline Law.
  • Video: Tip leads to arrest of teen on drug charges August 19, 2018
    CORUNNA, Ind. (WFFT) - An anonymous tip about an underage drinking party led police arresting a 19-year-old on various drug charges last Saturday. According to a release from police, officers arrested 19-year-old Blake Crager.
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    Oxford is changing a proposed ordinance to include more businesses, while trying to reduce underage drinking.

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