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Marijuana - TeensFast Facts

  • About 35 percent of high school students drank some amount of alcohol in the past 30 days.
  • Youth who drink alcohol are more likely to face issues with school, assault, memory problems, and more.
  • Underage drinkers account for 11.4 percent of all alcohol consumed in the US.

Recent Research

  • JAMA Pediatrics published a study about powdered alcohol that discussed the substance’s potentiality for abuse, as well as challenges associated with regulation.
  • From Stopalcoholabuse.gov, a Report to Congress on the Prevention and Reduction of Underage Drinking includes an assessment of solutions and best practices for addressing the problem.

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