Considering health risks, accidents, dui, analyses found higher legal drinking ages associated with lower alcohol consumption, 18 is the age of adulthood and . As a brit, i think you should lower it to 18 just because it should be closer to the driving age in the uk you can drink after about a year of driving,. I read an article today saying that president obama signed a law to lower the drinking age to 18, and it be in effect on june 4,2015 i was wondering if this was . The effects of drinking age law changes on traffic crashes, injuries, and fatalities they compared states with a mlda of 21 to states with a lower mlda (during. Don't be surprised if you see a new law passed lowering the drinking limits from the age of 21 to 18.
60 minutes: some say age should be lowered to 18, but madd and others strongly disagree. A proposal to lower the state's drinking age is being strongly opposed by two mothers who are concerned that more families would then share. This article is part of a series, read the opposite opinion here to many americans , the idea of lowering the drinking age is preposterous, but in.
Higher rate of alcohol poisoning sucess in past and present other countries have lower drinking age 29 states have lower drinking age on private premisis. Mccardell recently founded choose responsibility, a nonprofit organization dedicated to lowering the drinking age and researching the. The colorado lower alcohol drinking age initiative may appear on the ballot in the measure would lower the alcohol drinking age from 21 to 18 in colorado.
This story is part of a series on the 30th anniversary of the national minimum age drinking act, passed by congress on july 17, 1984. These are a few of the many things you can do at the age of 18: in wisconsin, a bill is moving along to lower the legal drinking age to 19 in. Should the drinking age be lowered from 21 to a younger age. The minimum legal drinking age (mlda) is widely believed to save lives by reducing traffic and fatalities were increasing in states that lowered their mlda. Three states are attempting to introduce legislation that would lower the drinking age back to 18, and there is a very real possibility it will.
With this immense amount of accidents alone, why would anyone want the legal drinking age to be lowered to 18 when will this be. When it comes to the legal drinking age being 21 there are valid arguments in favor of it while others favor lowering the drinking age to 18. Lawmakers could lower the drinking age in illinois to 18, with parental 18 year olds to legally drink beer or wine at a restaurant—albeit with.
If you can drive, vote and serve in the military at age 18, you ought to be allowed to legally consume alcohol. According to wgme, lawmakers are revisiting the issue of lowering the legal drinking age in new hampshire the house criminal justice and. The legal drinking age is the age at which a person can legally consume alcoholic beverages alcohol in a private residence with parental permission fiji, 18, the drinking age was 21 from 2006 to 2009 but was lowered to 18 in 2009.Download