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Watching movies aimed at adults increase likelihood of underage children trying alcohol

Eurekalert has a write up of some research into the impact of seeing films aimed at adults on young people’s drinking:
R-rated movies portray violence and other behaviors deemed inappropriate for children under 17 year of age. A new study finds one more reason why parents should not let their kids watch those movies: adolescents who watch R-rated movies are more likely to try alcohol at a young

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