drinking age

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

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Survey Respondents Intolerant of Underage Binge Drinking and Say States' Efforts to Lower Drinking Age Will Make Huge Problem Worse
Our findings call into question the assertions of some advocates who claim that lowering the drinking age to 18 would be a useful strategy for reducing harm associated with alcohol consumption.
Done by leading NGO Community Against Drunk Driving ( CADD) in collaboration with the Delhi Police and National Crime Records Bureau, the survey comes at a time when the Delhi government is mulling to reduce the drinking age from 25 to 21.
The reduction in legal drinking age to 21 will apply only for consumption of wine and beer, while the minimum age to purchase and consume hard drinks with higher percentage of alcohol would remain at 25.
PRINCETON, NJ -- Thirty years after federal legislation established 21 as a uniform minimum age to drink alcohol in all states, Americans are widely opposed to lowering the legal drinking age to 18.
The evidence is clear that there would be consequences if we lowered the legal drinking age," lead researcher William DeJong, Ph.
6 in Alcoholism: Clinical & Experimental Research, the study was based on the long-term drinking behavior of more than 39,000 people who began drinking alcohol in the 1970s, when some states had legal drinking ages as young as 18.
Lowering the legal drinking age to under 21 is linked to a higher risk of homicides and suicides among adult women, according to new research.
Bartab is a mobile application that offers legal drinking age consumers a way to send and receive electronic coupons redeemable for real $1 drinks at local bars and restaurants with their mobile phone.
org) with the goal of promoting informed debate on the 21-year-old drinking age.
In 1984, President Ronald Reagan signed the Federal Uniform Drinking Age Act, a law that threatened to withhold federal highway funds from states that failed to increase their minimum legal drinking age (MLDA) to 21.
Perhaps, but in truth arguments both for and against lowering the minimum legal drinking age represent similar policy implications as did those addressing the war in Iraq, the war on terror, and the war on Wall Street.
After Coventry coroner Sean McGovern recorded a verdict of misadventure, parents Joan and Ennio, of Solihull, West Mids, called for the drinking age to rise to 21.
The call to consider reducing the legal drinking age from 21 to 18 could spur some valuable discussion, but its passage alone would not solve the college student alcohol problem, according to Gerardo Gonzalez, dean of the School of Education at Indiana University, Bloomington.