From the November 1981 magazine.

About Alcoholism - Alcoholism Information, Research and Treatment

Early Start

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Indirect evidence of drinking by children has been accumulating for some time. No study of teenage drinking finds zero consumption among the youngest members; some teenagers inevitably report that they have already begun to use alcohol, no matter how early in adolescence the survey occurs.

-- Dr. Guy L. Osborne, Dr. Arthur C. B

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