Music with alcoholic references highly influences teens

By: Matt McGovern Email
By: Matt McGovern Email

The average teenager hears eight alcoholic brand name references a day when they listen to popular music.

Those who listened to the most of this type of music were over three times more likely to have tried drinking.

(NBC) - New research shows teens who listen to music that mentions brand names of alcoholic beverages are more likely to drink and abuse alcohol themselves.

Researchers calculated the average teenager hears eight alcohol brand name references each day in popular music.

Those who listened to the most of this type of music were over three times more likely to have tried drinking, and twice as likely to have engaged in binge drinking.


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