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CBS-NY: 'Montville, N.J. Plan Would Allow Searches Without Warrants For Underage Drinking'

MONTVILLE, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — A proposed ordinance in Montville, New Jersey could give police officers broad powers – including entering private property – if underage drinking is even suspected. 353 more words

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Three new drinking laws spur college students to political action

According to Minnesota Public Radio, college students in St. Joseph, Minn. were surprised when three new laws went into effect in their town. The three are detailed in… 259 more words

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'Politics as Unusual': SD Social Host bill defeated this morning

South Dakota’s proposed Social Host amendment SB94 was defeated in the Senate State Affairs committee meeting in a 5-4 vote this morning. In an interview with the primary sponsor, Sen. 399 more words

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Is RI's Social Host Law Unconstitutional?

Little decisions can lead to big consequences, especially when alcohol and teens are involved. A simple barbecue one October night in 2011 led to four teens getting seriously injured, one teen losing his driver’s license for the rest of his life, the arrest and public humiliation of a school board member, and later today, the possibility of a Rhode Island state law being declared unconstitutional.  554 more words

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Alcohol use among teens maintained historic lows in 2012, continuing a long-term gradual decline.

The movement to add new stricter underage drinking laws, like Social Host Laws (SHLs), to the legislative mix is based on the assertion that we still have a long way to go to prevent kids from drinking. 387 more words

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What to do if you find teens drinking in your home

Uh oh. You come home unexpectedly from another holiday party and find dozens of teens staggering and vomiting in the TV room.

Or maybe you wake up because the bass thrum from the basement stereo is making your headboard vibrate. 631 more words

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