Legal Drinking Age

Known as: legal minimum drinking age, Minimum Legal Drinking Age, Legal Drinking Ages 
The age at which an individual can lawfully consume alcohol
National Institutes of Health

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2015
2015
We use variation from the minimum legal drinking age to estimate the causal effect of access to alcohol on crime. Using a census… (More)
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2011
2011
The Amethyst Initiative, signed by more than 100 college presidents and other higher education officials calls for a… (More)
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2009
2009
The minimum legal drinking age (MLDA) is widely believed to save lives by reducing traffic fatalities among underage drivers… (More)
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2003
2003
The objective of this research was to determine the extent to which the decline in alcohol-related highway deaths among drivers… (More)
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2002
2002
AIMS To quantify the effect of a recent national law change on the presentation of ethanol intoxicated patients to a central city… (More)
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1999
1999
OBJECTIVES This study examined the association between the minimum legal drinking age (MLDA) and suicides among youths aged 18 to… (More)
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1996
1996
Minimum legal drinking age (MLDA) laws provide an example of how scientific research can support effective public policies… (More)
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1995
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1995
OBJECTIVES This study examines the individual correlates of college student binge drinking. METHODS Questionnaires were… (More)
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1994
1994
We studied patterns and levels of enforcement of the legal drinking age in the United States. Major findings include: (1) rates… (More)
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1992
1992
This study examined the effect of legal drinking age (LDA) on fatal injuries in persons aged 15 to 24 years in the United States… (More)
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