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Wednesday, April 8, 2009

Parents Worry That 'Alcopops' Encourage Teen Drinking

What are Alcopops? They are alcoholic beverages packaged and flavored to resemble soda pop. They are a drink of choice for young girls. They have an alcohol content of 5 to 8 percent, a little more than most beers. Here's an article from "Forbes" magazine that may shed a little light on this popular trend in teen drinking and what parents have to say in their national survey.

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