Underage Drinking & the Law

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

Fewer Teens, Young Adults Driving After Drinking, Smoking Pot: Report

 THURSDAY, Dec. 10, 2015 (HealthDay News)– Fewer teens and young adults are driving under the influence of alcohol or a combination of alcohol and marijuana, U.S. health officials reported Thursday. … Continue reading

December 17, 2015 · 1 Comment

Teen alcohol and drug use continues to fall

From the National Institutes of Health’s News page: Alcohol use continues its gradual decline in all grades. Eighth, 10th and 12th graders reported past month use of 9.0, 23.5 and … Continue reading

December 18, 2014 · 3 Comments

“Counseling Does Little to Deter Youth Drinking, Review Finds”

Technique commonly used for drinkers only lowered consumption slightly, didn’t change behaviors. Counseling Does Little to Deter Youth Drinking, Review Finds From HealthFinder.gov FRIDAY, Aug. 22, 2014 (HealthDay News) — … Continue reading

August 25, 2014 · 2 Comments

College Girls, Bottled Water and the Emerging American Police State

John Whitehead is a constitutional attorney and author who runs the Rutherford Institute, which describes itself as “a civil liberties organization that provides free legal services to people whose constitutional … Continue reading

July 11, 2013 · 1 Comment

Dartmouth student stalked by police for ordering drinks with dinner

Thank you to Jim Kenyon of the Hanover, New Hampshire Valley News for permission to reprint his column. You can read the original version here. Kenyon gives attribution to Joe Asch … Continue reading

July 10, 2013 · 5 Comments

Three new drinking laws spur college students to political action

According to Minnesota Public Radio, college students in St. Joseph, Minn. were surprised when three new laws went into effect in their town. The three are detailed in this report … Continue reading

May 11, 2013 · 4 Comments

Three steps to a successful Social Host Ordinance

So many laws, so few results Thousand Oaks, California The need for objectivity Three steps to creating a successful SHO So many laws, so few results At last count, thousands … Continue reading

November 18, 2012 · 2 Comments

Oh no, say it ain’t so: Haley Dunphy gets arrested?

In last night’s episode of ABC’s Modern Family, college-age daughter Haley Dunphy (played by Sarah Jane Hyland) gets arrested for underage drinking, resisting arrest and assaulting an officer. Of course, there’s … Continue reading

November 9, 2012 · 3 Comments

Northwestern University expels Jewish religious organization from campus for serving alcohol

Northwestern University has revoked Tannenbaum Chabad House’s official status on campus due to allegations that Rabbi Dov Hillel Klein has not been following “university policy on alcohol consumption”. The crux … Continue reading

September 27, 2012 · Leave a comment

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