Underage Drinking & the Law

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

New state laws go into effect when the ball drops tonight

Underage substance use laws get tougher on parents and kids In Pennsylvania, minors face steeper fines if they’re caught drinking. First offenders are fined $500 and repeat offenders pay up … Continue reading

December 31, 2012 · 2 Comments

New study reveals the 7 best ways to keep your teens from drinking

NOTE: This article was first published on examiner.com.  Diving into the latest data about alcohol use by 12 to 17-year-olds reveals the seven habits of parents whose kids don’t drink or drink … Continue reading

December 7, 2012 · Leave a comment

Latest news about teens, drinking and driving: A cause for celebration

[NOTE: This article originally appeared in examiner.com on October 3, 2012.] Good news for parents of teens: the vast majority of high-school students have learned not to drink before driving. Two major … Continue reading

October 5, 2012 · 2 Comments

New study shows underage drinking at historic lows

Here’s some news we can celebrate! Analysis of the latest data from the Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System (YRBSS) – a bi-annual study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention – confirms that … Continue reading

July 11, 2012 · Leave a comment

South Dakota reports 23% fewer arrests for underage drinking | Video

  Great news! It seems South Dakota has made gigantic strides in reducing underage drinking in their state. It must be their new Social Host Law. Wait, they don’t have … Continue reading

February 24, 2011 · Leave a comment

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