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Do you know the social hosting laws in your state?

One often hears parents say, "I’d rather have my kid and his friends drinking in my house rather than driving around drunk." But what does the research say about allowing underage drinking? And what does the law say about parents’ legal liability if an underage child who has drunk alcohol in their home is caught or involved in an accident?

You Should Know! Select your state to learn more about your responsibilities when hosting social gatherings where alcohol is being consumed.

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You Should Know! Select your state to learn more about your responsibilities when hosting social gatherings where alcohol is being consumed.