Should Parents Buy Alcohol for Their Teens?

A form of harm minimization or just bad parenting?

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We all know teens will drink if they want to drink. Personally, I wasn’t really into drinking as a teen, but most of my friends were. And it surprised me how easily they could procure alcohol. Every weekend — an older relative who would buy for them; a little stolen from parents; a bad fake id that would work at some backwoods liquor…