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2009-10-27 08:01:00

DALLAS and COLUMBUS, Ohio, Oct. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) and Nationwide Insurance launched "The Power of Parents, It's Your Influence by MADD(TM)" today to give parents of high school students the communication tools they need to stop teen alcohol use. The program features resources at thepowerofparents.org. A GfK Roper Youth Report showed 74% of kids (age 8-17) said their parents are the leading influence on their decisions about drinking. Data also shows...

2008-10-20 12:00:32

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. -- Non-students report they started drinking at 15.9 years of age, nearly a year prior to...


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