Underage Drinking & the Law

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

Summertime: when the teens are getting high

With apologies to Gershwin, the cotton’s not the only thing getting high in summer. First-time trial of alcohol and pot peak in June and July, according to the latest report from the Substance … Continue reading

July 5, 2012 · Leave a comment

Need Your Thoughts on Party for Soldier Headed to Afghanistan

This article by  Olga Enger is reprinted in full from today’s MiddletownPatch without editing. We want to know what you think given this scenario. Couple Cited for Serving Underage Guests at Farewell … Continue reading

June 28, 2012 · 1 Comment

It started on Halloween…but the nightmare won’t end with jail

In a landmark Social Host Law case, single mom Tiffany Clark has been found guilty of furnishing* alcohol to minors, sentenced with the most extreme penalties we’ve recorded to date and separated … Continue reading

May 11, 2012 · Leave a comment

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

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

“Project X” or bigger picture?

Police blame the film “Project X” for a recent rash of teen party break-ins across the country but teens came up with it first.

March 22, 2012 · Leave a comment

Ex-Selectman Elworthy found not guilty

Mark Elworthy was found not guilty by a six member jury in Massachusetts’ Fitchburg District Court today. Elworthy, formerly a Clinton town selectman and currently a member of the finance … Continue reading

March 12, 2012 · 1 Comment

Out-of-town dad first parent charged in Mercer Island WA

The first person to be cited under Mercer Island’s new Social Host ordinance is a dad who was out-of-town and out of the loop at the time of the party. … Continue reading

March 7, 2012 · Leave a comment

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