Underage Drinking & the Law

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

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

Hunting Parties

Using military tactics, elite squads patrol the streets of U.S. towns on the lookout for…What? Terrorists? Meth labs? No, teen parties.

May 4, 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

Teens’ take cues on alcohol use from movies?

Is it true? The more teens are exposed to drinking in the movies, the more likely teens are to binge drink, according to a multinational study to be published in … Continue reading

March 8, 2012 · Leave a comment

Our June winner for “Oh, Duh, Research”

Two years of research, monitoring almost one thousand undergrad and post-grad students, and the best results that U.S. and Canadian researchers could produce was this underwhelming bit of data: The … Continue reading

June 30, 2011 · Leave a comment

NBC’s Today Show asks: “Should parents let teens drink at home?” | Video

Matt Lauer and guest experts discuss the best ways to teach your children how to drink responsibly. They briefly discuss the Social Host bogeyman vs. sensible parenting starting at the … Continue reading

March 15, 2011 · Leave a comment

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