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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If Saeima decides to raise the legal drinking age to 21 years, it should also consider other goods and services, such as tobacco, driving licenses, marriage registration and others, that should be made available only to those consumers that have reached the age of 21, the association believes.
New Delhi [India] May 25( ANI ): The Delhi High Court on Friday issued a notice to the Delhi Government, on a plea seeking quashing of direction which prescribes 25 as the legal age of drinking and asked to formulate minimum legal drinking age in Delhi.
The new company, Southern Glazer's Wine and Spirits, LLC will distribute more than 150m cases of wine and spirits annually, cover nearly 90% of the legal drinking age population in the US, employ more than 20,000 team members, and have operations in 41 states plus the District of Columbia, the Caribbean, and Canada.
'Froshies' in Canada must be of the legal drinking age - 18 in Alberta, Manitoba and Quebec and 19 in the other territories, including Saskatchewan.
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.
Running through December, the campaign's elements include social media, a sweepstakes (via Twitter), and occasion relevant cross-merchandising offers that encourage legal drinking age consumers to choose Newcastle to share their fall "good times, good friends" sports-watching occasions.
She added: We're conscious many Leaving Cert students are of legal drinking age and take a drink, but over-indulging in alcohol can ruin the night or the holiday.
Here in Bahrain, the legal drinking age is 18 and it is unfair that some places are allowed to simply create their own restrictions instead of conforming to law.
Research has shown that factors that help to keep teens safe include parental involvement, minimum legal drinking age and zero tolerance laws, and graduated driver licensing systems.
As Alcohol Concern Cymru's annual conference takes place in Cardiff today, the charity says alcohol marketing messages are getting through to children and young people well below the legal drinking age.