November 15, 2012 1:00pm
Join us for the monthly BCATI Coalition meeting! Meetings are held at the district office of the Vinton-Shellsburg School District on the 3rd Thursday of every month.
Urban Outfitters has come under fire for releasing a line of girls cotton T-shirts that celebrate drinking alcohol.
The clothing retailer that’s popular with teens is selling tees emblazoned with phrases such as USA Drinking Team, Vote for Vodka and Misery Loves Alcohol. Another one features blurry letters that read “I Drink You’re Cute,”—i.e., I’m drunk so please take advantage of me. ...Full story
A growing number of states are instituting “social host” laws, which are designed to cut down on underage drinking, The Wall Street Journal reports. The laws impose criminal or civil penalties on hosts who permit underage drinking on their property. As of January, 28 states had adopted such laws, up from 18 in 2005. Hosts can be charged regardless of who supplies the alcohol, or whether anyone is hurt, the article notes. ...Full story