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Teens Lead Charge Against AlcoPop-Style Drinks

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Teens Lead Charge Against AlcoPop-Style Drinks

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Teens Lead Charge Against AlcoPop-Style Drinks

Teens Lead Charge Against AlcoPop-Style Drinks

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In California, high school students are pushing for changes in how flavored malt beverages are classified, in an effort to make the drinks harder for minors to purchase.

The California Board of Equalization has approved a petition brought by the students; it will hold public hearings on the drinks, which include brands like Mike's Hard Lemonade and Smirnoff Ice, next month.

Michele Norris talks with high school seniors Elliana Yanger and Jimmy Jordan.