Stories tagged with: Underage Drinking

May 14, 2013 - 2:00pm
3 years 6 weeks ago

The Federal Government's Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration has launched an anti-drinking campaign called, "Talk. They Hear You." The goal of the new campaign is for parents to talk to their kids about the dangers of drinking alcohol.

"Underage drinking is a national public health issue and it has lots of serious implications. So SAMHSA wanted to do something positive to encourage parents to just sit down and have conversations with their children...

March 21, 2012 - 3:52pm
4 years 14 weeks ago

The Zanesville Police Department is warning students and parents about the consequences of underage drinking.

Last weekend ten Zanesville High School athletes were caught drinking at parties, and Director of Student Services Kevin Appleman said the students were suspended from their sports for 20 to 50 percent of their games.  Police Chief Eric Lambes said the juveniles are responsible for their behavior, but parents should be aware of what can happen if their child throws a house...

March 20, 2012 - 8:19pm
4 years 14 weeks ago

The Zanesville City School District is once again dealing with student athletes caught at underage drinking parties. The latest episodes happened this past weekend.

Zanesville City Schools Director of Student Services Kevin Appleman says seven male and three female student athletes have been suspended from their sports for 20 to 50 percent of their games. Appleman says according to the district's extracurricular code of conduct, first time offenders get 20 percent...

April 4, 2010 - 4:07pm
6 years 12 weeks ago

Two universities in the state of Ohio are trying to clamp down on underage drinking.

Thanks to a Drug-Free Action Alliance mini-grant, Ohio University has launched a campaign to help show students the consequences of serving alcohol to minors. The campaign, titled "Buzzkill: Host Under-21 and the Party's Over," has already put five thousand information cards in the hands of students on and off-campus.

The Ohio University Police Department wants students to know if...

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