Drinking Age

The federal Health Minister, Nicola Roxon, has rejected a call from the Prime Minister’s advisory body on drugs to consider lifting the drinking age from 18 to 19.

The Australian National Council on Drugs declared that there was evidence that lifting the legal drinking age decreased the number of young people drinking alcohol and being harmed as a result.

For more: http://www.smh.com.au/national/drinking-age-wont-change-20091213-kqhu.html

POSTED 11 Jan 2010