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Colleges Want Efforts To Curb Drinking Revisited

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Colleges Want Efforts To Curb Drinking Revisited

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Colleges Want Efforts To Curb Drinking Revisited

Colleges Want Efforts To Curb Drinking Revisited

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The presidents of more than 100 colleges and universities have signed a document urging lawmakers to consider lowering the drinking age. The educators say the 21-year-old drinking age is widely flouted and has led to a culture of binge drinking on college campuses. Anti-drunken driving groups say the law does work. They argue that colleges don't want to be bothered with enforcing the law and are looking for an easy way out.