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02 Mar 2016

NATIONAL MINIMUM DRINKING AGE ACT OF 1984

Originally posted by Michael Buchanan on Fri, 26 October 2012 in Florida Criminal Law The National Minimum Drinking Age Act of 1984 required all states to raise their minimum “purchase” and “public possession” of alcohol age to twenty-one.  States that did not comply faced a reduction in highway funds under the Federal Highway Aid Act.  The national law specifically prohibited the purchase and public possession of alcoholic beverages.  The federal law did not prohibit all persons ages eighteen to twenty-one […]