Posted May. 9, 2012 at 7:08 a.m.

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Published: 2012-05-09 07:08:57
Updated: 2012-05-09 07:08:57

Underage Drinking The May issue of the Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine from UNC Chapel Hill found that 45 out of 100 orders attempted by underage buyers were successful, even though they provided their real underage driver license when asked.

Minors can easily purchase alcohol online as a result of poor age verification by Internet alcohol vendors and shipping companies such as FedEx and UPS, according to a new study from UNC Chapel Hill....

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