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Editorial: Learn from drink study

New research shows that young people get drunk to bond with their friends. It shows that drunken escapades are not frowned upon among this group, but are almost seen as a badge of honour.

There has been ample evidence that teenagers are drawn to alcohol, but this research does provide a valuable insight into their thinking.

Its findings should be used in future campaigns targeting young people, and we could all learn something from it.


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