THE legal drinking age should be lifted to 25 to stop young people becoming addicted to alcohol and limit the violence associated with drunkenness, the head of the nation’s peak medical organisation says.

AMA president Dr Steve Hambleton said the human brain was still developing until the age of 25 and exposure to alcohol earlier could change a person’s addictive potential.

via Australian Medical Association president calls for legal drinking age to be lifted to 25 | Herald Sun.