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Contact: Jim Dryden
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Washington University School of Medicine

Minimum Legal Drinking Ages: 1975

Caption: By 1975, many states had lowered the minimum legal drinking age from 21 (shown in yellow) to 18 (brown) or 19 (orange).

Credit: Washington University School of Medicine

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