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Drinking: 18 vs. 21 | BU Today | Boston University


Oct 21, 2010 ... CR's main goal is to lower the drinking age to 18, combined with better ..... You look at the statistics and the last time I checked, just under 90 ...

The Minimum Legal Drinking Age and Public Health - NCBI


First, there are no credible estimates of the effects of drinking ages lower than ..... for this part of the analysis are estimated from the National Vital Statistics death ...

Debating the Issues - Choose Responsibility


Shouldn't we lower the minimum legal drinking age to 18? The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) estimates that through 2002, the ...

Should the drinking age be lowered from 21 to a younger age ...


Jan 26, 2016 ... 10, 2015 New York Times article, "Raising the Drinking Age to 21 Has .... There are studies, statistics and anecdotal information that support my ...

Should the U.S. lower its drinking age? - CNN.com


Jul 16, 2014 ... 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.

Is the National Drinking Age Doing More Harm Than Good ...


Jan 23, 2014 ... The members of MADD opposed lowering the drinking age, declaring that drunk driving fatalities “skyrocketed” after many states lowered their ...

Lower the U.S. Drinking Age to Reduce Binge Drinking and Sexual ...


May 7, 2014 ... A lower age would discourage binge drinking and may help combat sexual assault.

Youth Drinking Rates and Problems - Prevention Research Center


often expressed that because the drinking age in the United States is 21, much higher ... lowering the U.S. minimum drinking age or for the implementation of ...

A Global Perspective on Drinking ages and Alcohol use - Dartmouth ...


Minimum drinking age laws only one strategy – ... minimum age laws do affect onset of drinking ... No single strategy to reduce burden of alcohol-related harm.

CSPI: Fact Sheet -- Age-21 -- Facts


Lowering the Minimum Drinking Age Is a Bad Idea .... National Center for Health Statistics, “National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey,” 1971-1974 and ...

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CDC - Fact Sheets-Minimum Legal Drinking Age - Alcohol


A Minimum Legal Drinking Age (MLDA) of 21 saves lives and protects health .... Reviews of evidence regarding interventions to reduce alcohol-impaired driving ... Services Administration, Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality.

Why drinking age should be lowered: Dr. Ruth Engs


Ruth C. Engs. "Should the drinking age be lowered to 18 or 19"." Adapted from, and in, "Drinking on Campus," CQ Researcher 8 (March 20,1998):257. Issue's ...

Drinking Age ProCon.org


May 11, 2016 ... Should the drinking age be lowered from 21 to a younger age?