Drinking Laws | Underage Drinking | Penalties for Drinking

Legal Resources: Drinking Laws

Q: Can the state change the drinking age?

A: Yes—buying beer or liquor is considered a privilege rather than a right.

Q: Can the drinking age be different...

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Numerous laws regulate the possession and consumption of alcoholic beverages. For example, the legal drinking age in Illinois is 21 for all alcoholic beverages. Underage drinkers violate the law...

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