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Teens Vow To Stay Away From Drinking Alcohol

Every day in the U.S. nearly five–thousand kids younger than 16 take their first full drink of alcohol.

And experts say underage drinking accounts for 11 to 20 percent of the U.S. alcohol market.

But there are a number of high school seniors who can boast as they get set to graduate – that they've never had a drink.

  Schools across the country have programs and clubs which encourage kids to say to say no to alcohol, but educators say kids don't have to sign a pledge or join a club.  What's really important is surrounding kids with positive peer pressure to help them make good decisions.

Decisions like which friends they choose.

Click on this link for more.




http://www.ncadd.org/index.php/for–youth/underage–and–college
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