An investigation into the drinking habits of Spanish teenagers and university students by the University of Valencia has found that young people are unaware of the downside of alcohol use, and are at higher risk of becoming addicted. They also tend to start drinking at younger ages and imbibe more and stronger alcoholic beverages. The university looked at 6009 young people between the ages of 14 to 25. Today’s university students started drinking at 14 or 15 years old, and drank fermented beverages. High school kids started at 13 or 14 and used distilled alcohol. Since neither group is aware of long term consequences, this study bodes ill portent for their future.
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