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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The evidence is clear that there would be consequences if we lowered the legal drinking age," lead researcher William DeJong, Ph.
Since 1984, the legal drinking age in the United States has been 21.
Bridgend Conservative councillor David Unwin believes lowering the legal drinking age would encourage a safer culture of alcohol consumption
More than 100 college and university chancellors and presidents have signed a public statement asserting that the current legal drinking age of 21 has not worked.
In fact, 18 was the legal drinking age in a handful of states until Congress, responding to pressure from groups such as Mothers Against Drunk Driving, passed the National Minimum Drinking Age Act in 1984.
None of this would be altered by raising the legal drinking age.
Conservative Home Affairs spokesman James Brokenshire said the Tories were not proposing too increase the legal drinking age.
They will also be able to confiscate alcohol consumed in a public place - despite being two years below the legal drinking age - and direct traffic and remove vehicles, even though they are too young to drive.
WHY is the Labour Party making a big deal about the Lib Dem proposals to lower the legal drinking age to 16?
EL SEGUNDO - Dustin Brown hadn't scored a goal since he became of legal drinking age.
The link was also found in children younger than the legal drinking age of 21.