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...


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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