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Minimum Level of Thought Behind Proposal for Minimum Price for Alcohol

March 15, 2009

The British government is considering a proposal that would establish a minimum price for certain alcoholic beverages.  According to the proposal’s proponents, the law would be justified because underage drinking is putting a strain on the government-run National Health Service.  The proposal is flawed for all of the personal liberty reasons most of us cherish.  [...]

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The Drinking Age

February 22, 2009

A bill has been introduced into the Minnesota State Legislature to lower the drinking age from 21 to 18, as well as to allow children above age 16 to be served in restaurants and bars when accompanied by their parents.  The reasoning for the bill is due to the economic hard times to provide a [...]

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