This report on underage drinking in the United States by the Center on Alcohol Marketing and Youth at Georgetown University:
The landmark September 2003 study by the National Research Council and Institute of Medicine (NRC/IOM), Reducing Underage Drinking: A Collective Responsibility, called for an "annual report" by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. To date, no such report has been forthcoming. An "annual report" by HHS as recommended by the NRC/IOM would go beyond the scope of this report; the NRC/IOM called for the annual reporting of:
While funding levels, activities funded, and results achieved are beyond the scope of this report, and while data on brand preferences and sources of alcohol are still not collected and therefore not reportable, this report offers a template on how to bring existing data together to focus attention and prompt action to protect our children.