Between driving drunk and driving high, there is a serious knowledge gap. Maybe more of a chasm, really.
Consider this: You would be hard-pressed to find a teenager who is not aware that driving after drinking alcohol is unsafe and unacceptable. Decades of well-funded public health education campaigns have elevated this message to common knowledge status, and medical research and traffic safety statistics confirm it as an inarguable reality. Now “don’t drink and drive” is an
Our students are easily buying alcohol using fake ids and are shoplifting alcohol from stores and pharmacies. One of the more popular spots to shoplift liquor are the CVS Pharmacies (especially in the Bon Air in Greenbrae and Redhill in San Anselmo shopping centers).
The best way for stores to prevent shoplifting is to lock up hard liquor in cases yet typically only the most expensive liquor is locked.
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Unfortunately, our students are easily buying alcohol using fake IDs and are shoplifting alcohol from stores and pharmacies. Fake IDs are of high quality these days and alcohol is often easily accessible. The best way for stores to prevent shoplifting is to lock up hard liquor in cases yet typically only the most expensive liquor is locked. The next best deterrent is to apply plastic "caps" to liquor which sound an alarm and prevent it from being opened (although there are wa
The vast majority of Marin teens do not abuse prescription or so called “hard” drugs. California Healthy Kids Survey (“CHKS”) results for 2015-16 show past month use of these drugs by Tamalpais High School District 11th grade teens to be in the single digits (although lifetime use is higher in the double digits).
Yet there are disturbing increases in use, especially with respect to prescription drugs, and the consequences for tho
In addition to social host citations discussed below, teens can suffer legal consequences for underage possession, consumption, purchase of alcohol or public intoxication under “minor in possession”, “open container” and other laws. These consequences can be in the form of infractions or misdemeanors. Misdemeanors potentially have to be disclosed in college applications.
Additionally, teens under the age of 21 cannot drive with a blood-alcohol concen