drinking age


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Noun1.drinking age - the age at which is legal for a person to buy alcoholic beverages
eld, age - a time of life (usually defined in years) at which some particular qualification or power arises; "she was now of school age"; "tall for his eld"
adulthood, maturity - the period of time in your life after your physical growth has stopped and you are fully developed
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He had that rather wild, strained, seared marking about the eyes, which may be observed in all free livers of his class, from the portrait of Jeffries downward, and which can be traced, under various disguises of Art, through the portraits of every Drinking Age.
Over the seven-year span, 83 of the college-age victims were under the drinking age of 21.
There were noticeable increases in all three measures of alcohol-related traffic risk - RWID, DWI and DAD - when students reached the legal drinking age of 21," said Arria.
9out of 10 boys and nearly 7of 10 girls have alcohol before 18, shows data, even as Delhi mulls reducing drinking age from 25 to 21
New Delhi: The provincial Delhi government is considering a proposal to reduce the legal minimum drinking age from 25 to 21.
Synopsis: Americans continue to oppose lowering the drinking age to 18 in all states, with 25% in favor and 74% opposed.
Washington, Feb 24 ( ANI ): Even though some advocates are pushing towards lowering the legal drinking age from 21, research continues to show that the law actually saves lives.
Then the National Minimum Drinking Age Act, passed in 1984, denied a percentage of highway funds to states that failed to raise the age to 21; all complied.
On this date in 1984, President Reagan signed a bill known as the Minimum Legal Drinking Age Act.
This was especially true a few decades ago when the drinking age in many states was younger, and drinkers still in or just out of high school wanted something simple and sweet.
The study found people who lived in states with lower minimum drinking ages were not more likely to consume more alcohol or to drink more frequently than those from states where the drinking age was 21.