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28 April 2011

Adult-supervised drinking in young teens may lead to more alcohol use, consequences

Allowing adolescents to drink alcohol under adult supervision does not appear to teach responsible drinking as teens get older.

Allowing adolescents to drink alcohol under adult supervision does not appear to teach responsible drinking as teens get older. In fact, such a "harm-minimisation" approach may actually lead to more drinking and alcohol-related consequences, according to a new study in the May 2011 issue of the Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs.

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