State Minor in Possession and Underage Drinking Law Guide

Online Alcohol Class has collected the underage drinking laws for every state in the country. Minors who are facing a potential legal problem due to minor in possession, minor in consumption, or other alcohol related offense should familiarize themselves with the local laws. This underage drinking law guide includes the laws we've collected from all 50 states. The State Minor in Possession Laws relate to the following topics:

  • Underage possession of alcohol
  • Underage consumption of alcohol
  • Internal possession by minors
  • Underage purchase of alcohol
  • Furnishing alcohol to minors
  • Minimum ages for on-premises servers and bartenders
  • Minimum ages for off-premises sellers
  • Blood alcohol concentration (BAC) limits for youth.
  • Retail sales of beer kegs
  • Use/Lose: driving privileges
  • Prohibitions against hosting underage drinking parties

Please note that while we make every attempt to keep these minor in possession laws as up to date as possible, we cannot guarantee the completeness or accuracy of these laws. For the most accurate information we recommend that you contact the jurisdiction or a qualified attorney who is familiar with these laws.

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