BU Research: Drinking Age Should Remain At 21 « CBS Boston

Since the mid-1980s, U.S. citizens have had to be at least 21 to purchase or consume alcohol. But a group of college presidents have reignited the 21 drinking age debate, arguing it has fostered a binge-drinking culture. Advocates argue the law has saved lives. Should the drinking age stay at 21?

Americans want drinking age to stay 21 - NY Daily News

Should the alcoholic drinking age stay at age 21? In the United States “The federal legislation passed in 1984 required all states to set the legal age for the purchase and public consumption of alcohol at 21 years” (Drinking). Many people believed that it is safer to keep it at age 21, because for safety of the teenagers and the community. However, the regulation for alcohol drinking age should be changed to age18; because 18 years old consider like adult. In matter of fact, many teenagers in the United States weather or without their family consent they consume a lot of alcohol. In most part of the world there is no age limit for consumption or drinking of alcohol. There are three reasons why the alcoholic drinking age should be changed to age 18; to build a great confidence and responsibility to teenagers, to avoid bad relationship teenagers with their parents, and to save teenagers lives that perish by over-limit alcohol consumption.

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youth in states that increased the legal drinking age to 21 .. Since the mid-1980s, U.S. citizens have had to be at least 21 to purchase or consume alcohol. But a group of college presidents have reignited the 21 drinking age debate, arguing it has fostered a binge-drinking culture. Advocates argue the law has saved lives. Should the drinking age stay at 21?

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