Tuesday, December 2, 2008

How Teens Obtain Alcohol

A study released by the federal Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) shows that teenagers get alcohol the following ways:

30.6% paid for the last alcoholic drink,

26.4% got it for free from a nonrelative of legal drinking age,

14.6% got it for free from another underage person,

5.9% got it from a parent or guardian,

8.5% got it from another relative who was of legal drinking age.

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