underage drinking

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underage drinking

The consumption of alcohol under a legally specified age, usually before one's 21st birthday.
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11 Thomas Radecki, "How to Best Enforce the Legal Drinking Age," Operation Straight ID Symposium, panel discussion, Hillside, Illinois, May 30-31, 1995.
Raising the minimum legal drinking age has had an impact on lives beyond college campuses: Laws making it illegal for someone under age 21 to purchase or possess alcohol have led to an 11 percent drop in alcohol-related traffic deaths among youth.
NBWA said that the Nielsen report showed the very large percentage of adults of legal drinking age viewing the games, and also reported that the median age of those watching the tournament was 46.
The minimum legal drinking age (MLDA) law is the most well-studied alcohol control policy.
NEW ZEALAND: Teenage binge drinking has risen sharply in New Zealand since the legal drinking age was lowered from 20 to 18, according to a a survey.
Washington, Dec 11 (ANI): A new study has challenged the theory that lowering the minimum legal drinking age would help curb binge drinking on campuses.
RAISING the legal drinking age to 21 would be backed by half the population, a survey out yesterday suggested.
Rather than displaying a driver's picture and information horizontally as is customary, drivers under legal drinking age would have their driver's license picture and information displayed vertically.
The Liberal Democrat leader initially denied knowing his culture spokesman Don Foster had called for the legal drinking age to be lowered to 16.
The review follows a call from the New Zealand Medical Association for the legal drinking age to return to 20.
Also, many teenagers drink because they are bored - one way to combat this would be to lower the legal drinking age to 16 so they can drink in pubs under supervision.