1978 : 18 Year Old Michiganders Lose Right to Drink Alcohol

When:
December 23, 2018 all-day
2018-12-23T00:00:00-05:00
2018-12-24T00:00:00-05:00

On December 23, 1978, a law took effect that, after nearly seven years at 18, returned Michigan’s legal drinking age to 21. That November, Michigan voters had approved a constitutional amendment to make the change. During the seven years that the drinking age was 18, alcohol-related automobile accidents involving teenaged drinkers had increased and so had the use of alcohol by high school students.

Source: Mich-again’s Day

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