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Commentary: Treat Teens Like Teens When It Comes to Drinking

Oct 31, 2012

The issue of teen binge drinking has been front of mind for many Valley residents since the tragic death of Fresno State freshman earlier this year. The 18 year-old Garces High graduate following a night of drinking at at off-campus fraternity house. On this week’s edition of the commentary series, The Moral Is, Fresno State professor Jacques Benninga says that the old saying that teens over 18 should be treated like adults is part of the problem. 

The views expressed on The Moral Is are those of the author and do not necessarily represent the views of Valley Public Radio.