drinking age

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the age at which is legal for a person to buy alcoholic beverages

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In the early 1970s, 29 states lowered their legal drinking age to 18, 19 or 20.
As always, SMIRNOFF ICE reminds all legal drinking age adult consumers that every day is worth celebrating responsibly.
The study, "The Legacy of Minimum Legal Drinking Age Law Changes: Long-Term Effects on Suicide and Homicide Deaths Among Women," is available online and will be published in the February 2012 issue of Alcoholism: Clinical & Experimental Research.
When a 1984 law required states to make the legal drinking age 21 or lose Federal highway money, alcohol consumption and alcohol-related traffic crashes dropped for the 18-to-21 age group as a whole.
Older women also show somewhat greater opposition for legislation to lower the legal drinking age in America.
This experience abroad prompted Welch, president of Colby's Student Government Association (SGA) to rethink the whole dining experience for Colby's 1,800 college students, one-fourth of whom are of legal drinking age.
Through Miller Lite and Miller Genuine Draft off-premise promotions, consumers of the legal drinking age will get the opportunity to win trips to the party.
It's the Asian market he wants, because of the money there and because it's a younger population, with a huge number of teenagers who will soon be of legal drinking age.
Examples include raising the legal drinking age, lowering the blood-alcohol content (BAC) for legally defined levels of intoxication, enacting stiffer penalties for drunk driving, suspending the driver's licenses of youths caught purchasing or possessing alcohol, and prohibiting licensed, juvenile drivers from operating motor vehicles during certain hours, such as midnight to 5 a.
Despite a legal drinking age of 21, youthful overdrinking is a common feature of American life.
At height of debate on legal drinking age, program to highlight presidents whose actions have de-emphasized alcohol within their campus communities
According to the researchers however, changing the legal drinking age is not the answer.
This week in 1984, President Reagan signed a bill known as the Minimum Legal Drinking Age law.
In the 1980s in the United States, the minimum legal drinking age was raised to 21.
Harry Horan has been banned for 12 years from drinking at 22 pubs and bars after trouble since he reached the legal drinking age.