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The Century Council, a not-for-profit organization funded by distillers dedicated to fighting drunk driving and underage drinking, commissioned a new national survey of young adults (18-24 year olds) including college students and non-students to investigate the impacts of college attendance and an active and healthy lifestyle, including involvement in sports, on underage drinking behaviors.
Forty-four percent of U.S. college students do binge drinking -- five or more drinks on the same occasion at least once in the past 30 days, researchers say.
If you are a parent planning to send your child to a Florida college or university, you should know that two of those approximately 80 colleges, universities and trade schools appear to believe that even their freshmen ... those 18 years of age, only one short summer vacation beyond high school ...
U.S. health officials said on Thursday that more than 40 million percent of the nation's 10.8 million underage drinkers got their alcohol from adults.
By Vikki Ortiz, Bonnie Miller Rubin and Lisa Black, Chicago Tribune Jun. 26--Despite stricter laws and stern warnings that "we card hard," millions of teenagers are still getting their hands on alcohol.
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