Spencer Jackson

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Millennials Don’t Like to be Nannied, Want to Lower the Legal Drinking Age

<i>Reason-Rupe has a new survey and report out on millennials—find the report here.</i>Millennials don’t like to be nannied, opting for personal choice over …

Should the U.S. lower its drinking age?

<b>(CNN) —</b> Dwight B. Heath knows what he is about to say will sound a little crazy to most people.<p>When asked what the minimum legal drinking age should be in the U.S., Heath says 8, or maybe even 6.<p>No, the Brown University anthropology professor is not advocating getting kids drunk. Instead he favors …

Calls for drinking age to be raised to 21

Pressure is mounting for Australian governments to raise the legal drinking age to 21 to protect the health of young people whose brains are still …

Is drinking with your kids at home a good idea?

I probably think about the dangers of drinking more than the average person because there is alcoholism in my family.<p>As a parent, I am slightly obsessed with figuring out what I can do to make sure my children, 6 and 8, don't have problems with alcohol when they get older.<p>So, on this the 30th …

The effects of random breath testing and lowering the minimum legal drinking age on traffic fatalities in Australian states

Abstract<p><b>Objective</b> This study aims to apply time series analysis techniques to examine the effects of random breath testing (RBT) on three …

Legal Drinking Age Of 21 Saves Lives, Even Though It's Flouted

Eighty percent of college students say they drink, despite laws making it illegal for anyone under 21 to drink alcohol. Critics of that drinking age say that lowering it would reduce binge drinking and alcohol-related deaths.<p>But that might be wishful thinking, a study says. Researchers from Boston …

FACT CHECK: U.S. Legal Drinking Age Raised to 25?

<b>Claim:</b> The minimum legal drinking age in the U.S. is being raised to twenty-five as of 2 August 2014.<p><b>FALSE</b><p><b>Example:</b> <i>[Collected via e-mail, June 2014]</i><p>Is …

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Drinks You Only Order When You're 21

Going out to bars and ordering alcohol legally at restaurants is super exciting when you've just turned 21. It feels like a whole new world has opened up where before there was only stolen sips and furtive chugging. When you're 21, you can order with legitimacy, pride and gumption. You belong at …

Is the Drinking Age Being Raised to 25?

The drinking age is not being raised to 25. Let us repeat that. The legal drinking age is not being raised to age 25. A silly prank recently swept …

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