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Study says parents who give children alcohol asking for trouble

Posted at 10:52 AM, Jan 26, 2018

There's a new study out that says that parents who give their teenagers alcohol are just asking for trouble.

USA Today is reporting that a study by Lancet Public Health in Australia found that teens who were exposed to alcohol at home are more likely to drink and suffer alcohol-related harms. 

According to Richard Mattick, who led the research, providing alcohol to adolescents implies that parents approve of drinking.

The study looked at parents who allowed their children to take occasional sips and parents who provided full glasses of beers or wine.