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  • German teens are shunning alcohol and drugs
  • German teens are shunning alcohol and drugs
    Silvia Sala (2013) ©

German teens are shunning alcohol and drugs

Underage drinking is a big deal; the average age boys first try alcohol is 11, while for girls it’s 13. But a report has found that consumption of alcohol among German youth  as well as drugs and cigarettes  is at an all-time low. Has 'sex, drugs and rock ‘n’ roll' become a thing of the past?



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