- Kids allowed to sip alcohol are more likely to have a full drink by ninth grade, a study found
- Study: Sippers are more likely to binge drink or get drunk by high school
- Kids given sips may be getting mixed messages from parents, the co-author said
This story was originally published on CNN.com in 2015.
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(CNN)If you've already allowed your kids to take a little sip of your beer or wine from time to time, you probably won't be pleased when you hear the findings of a new report.