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NC Parents Get Wake-Up Call on Adolescent Brain Development

Statewide anti-underage drinking effort enters third phase with launch of new ad campaign RALEIGH, NC—July 28, 2016: The NC ABC Commission today launched the third phase of its Talk It Out campaign, the statewide multimedia effort designed to raise awareness of underage drinking and empower parents to talk with their kids about the issue. Recent […]

Harrisburg Mayor Supports Campaign To Stop Underage Drinking

WSOC-TV By Erica Bryant and GARY D. ROBERTSON, Associated Press Young people in North Carolina — particularly middle-school students — are drinking and parents need the confidence and resources to stop it, Gov. Pat McCrory and other state officials said Wednesday while unveiling a website with techniques to address the problem. The governor, Lt. Gov. Dan Forest and […]

Underage Drinking Could Be Bigger Problem Than Parents Think, Survey Says

WUNC Radio Almost twice as many middle and high school students compared to parents think that underage drinking is a serious issue, according to a survey commissioned by the North Carolina Alcoholic Beverage Control Commission. “North Carolina has an underage drinking problem,” ABC Chairman Jim Gardner said on Wednesday. “What’s worse: Our state’s children think […]

State Officials Launch Underage Drinking Reduction Program

WRAL-TV Young people in North Carolina – particularly middle-school students – are drinking and parents need the confidence and resources to stop it, Gov. Pat McCrory and other state officials said Wednesday while unveiling a website with techniques to address the problem. The governor, Lt. Gov. Dan Forest and state Alcoholic Beverage Control Commission Chairman […]

Talk It Out NC Launches TV, Radio Ads

Today, Talk It Out NC began airing two 30-second TV advertisements and a series of radio advertisements designed to raise awareness about the problem of underage drinking, and provide parents with the tools and resources they need to talk about it with their children. Here are the two TV ads: And here are the two […]