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Minors who were familiar with television alcohol advertisements were more likely to have tried alcoholic beverages and binge drink than those who could not recall seeing such ads.
Researchers writing in the open access journal BMC Public Health studied the drinking habits of 9833 15-16 year olds in the North West of England, finding that excessively low cost alcohol products and illicit purchase are strongly related to harmful underage drinking.
The French parliament says a rise in binge-drinking has prompted it to ban bars where customers can drink as much as they want for a fixed price.
More than 1 in 4 young U.S. adults say they have attended at least one party in the last year where minors were served alcohol, a survey indicates. The survey, by the legal Web site FindLaw says 28 percent of people between the ages of 18 and 24 encountered underage party drinking in the last year.
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