Analysis - Maharashtra Draws Condemnation on LDA Change

By just-drinks.com editorial team | 28 June 2011

The recent move by the Indian state of Maharashtra to increase the legal drinking age (LDA) for spirits, wine and beer has been widely criticised. However, Ben Cooper writes, legal drinking age could be seen as an increasingly attractive policy option for governments in developing countries where recorded alcohol consumption is rising.

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The recent move by the Indian state of Maharashtra to increase the legal drinking age (LDA) for spirits, wine and beer has been widely criticised. However, Ben Cooper writes, legal drinking age could be seen as an increasingly attractive policy option for governments in developing countries where recorded alcohol consumption is rising.

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