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AMA backs lifting drinking age.

Posted by: Paul Entwistle | 2 October, 2012 - 1:30 PM
Has the time come for the drinking age to be put up to 21 after another weekend of alcohol fueled bad behavior.

A new survey on attitudes toward drinking has found 1 in 3 people support putting the legal drinking age back up to 21 and that idea is being backed by the AMA. Tony McManus spoke to the AMA's national president Dr. Steve Hambleton about the social and medical for raising the drinking age.

Blog comments Your Say

  • Who did this survey? Under what or whose directive in terms of demographic?
    For all I know 5 people could have been interviewed from 5 different suburbs from anywhere; perhaps a hundred, or cares?
    Now, may I suggest that we go back in time to when lawyers and doctors were prevented from spruiking their wares, agendas and political aspirations (literally) through public media?
    "Do no harm"? Indeed.

    Dellas Wednesday 3 October, 2012 - 8:57 PM

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