From the February 1982 magazine.

About Alcoholism - Alcoholism Information, Research and Treatment

Prime Killer of Teenagers

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ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN--Raising the legal drinking ages in Michigan and Maine was directly responsible for a sharp drop in automobile accidents attributed to intoxication among young drivers in those states, according to a University of Michigan study.

In Michigan, which raised the legal drinking age to 21 years from 18 years in December 1978, there was a 17% decline in the next 12 months in non-injury...

-- Iver Peterson