Assessing the impacts of minimum legal drinking age laws on police-reported violent victimization in Canada from 2009 to 2013.

Affiliation

Northern Medical Program, University of Northern British Columbia (UNBC), 3333 University Way, Prince George, BC, V2N 4Z9, Canada; Canadian Institute for Substance Use Research (CISUR), University of Victoria, 2300 McKenzie Ave., Victoria, BC, V8N 5M8, Canada. Electronic address: [Email]

Abstract

Given that alcohol-related victimization is highly prevalent among young adults, the current study aimed to assess the potential impacts of Minimum Legal Drinking Age (MLDA) laws on police-reported violent victimization events among young people.

Keywords

Alcohol,Minimum legal drinking age,Regression-discontinuity,Victimization,

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