Children Who Sip Alcohol More Likely to Become Teens Who Get Drunk: Study Children Who Sip Alcohol More Likely to Become Teens Who Get Drunk: Study
Partnership for Drug-Free Kids, April 2nd, 2015
Children who are allowed to sip alcohol are more likely to drink by the time they reach ninth grade, a new study finds. Researchers at Brown University found children who had sipped alcohol by the time they were in sixth grade were five times more likely to have a full drink by the time they were in ninth grade, CNN reports. They were four times more likely to binge drink or get drunk, compared with teens who hadn’t sipped alcohol when they were children.
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