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Grieving Dad Pays Teens Not to Drink

By May Wilkerson

The father of a drunk driving victim offers scholarships to teens who pledge not to drink underage. MORE  

Justin Bieber Drinks (a Little)

By Valerie Tejeda

The 18-year-old pop princeling drinks beer, but never gets "out of control," he assures us. MORE  

"Porta Shots" Shoots Back At Critics

By Bryan Le

The fun-sized plastic pouches of rum, whiskey or vodka promote responsible drinking. Claims the manufacturer. MORE  

Morning Roundup: May 17, 2012

By Bryan Le

Pro-MMJ candidate wins Oregon Attorney General primary, life goes on in drug war-torn Mexico, and the after-action report on The Fix's Twitter chat. MORE  

Parents Cuffed for Allowing Teen Drinking Party

By May Wilkerson

The arrest of two parents in a wealthy Queens community sparks controversy over adult-supervised drinking. MORE  

Teens Have Easy Time Buying Booze Online

By Valerie Tejeda

An experiment in which underage youths are asked to try to buy alcohol online reveals just how ineffective the system is. MORE  

US Teens Are "World's Biggest Boozers"

By Valerie Tejeda

American teens show the highest rates of drug and alcohol abuse and violent deaths, according to a global survey. MORE  

Morning Roundup: April 26, 2012

By May Wilkerson

France approves "anti-alcoholism" drug, 3 in 5 Americans misuse prescription pills, and circus elephants test positive for opiates. MORE  

Teens Get Hammered on Hand Sanitizer

By Bryan Le

Underage drinkers distill their own liquor from household products, landing some in the ER. MORE  

Olive Garden Gives Kid Booze—Again

By Valerie Tejeda

A bungling waitress serves rum to a 10-year-old, following a similar incident at the restaurant chain last year. MORE  

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