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Examples of legal age

Sentences with the noun legal age

3 examples:

This practice breaks the law in the UK, where marriage is not legal until the age of 16 – which is also the legal age of sexual consent.
(The Independent - U.K. News, )

Switzerland has raised the legal age of prostitution by two years, in a measure that brings it in line with an international convention it signed in 2010.
(CBC News - World, )

Legislation introduced Tuesday will change Canadian law so all forms of sexual activity are treated the same when it comes to setting the legal age of consent.
(CBC News in CBC News - Canada, )


1 example:

California Gov. Jerry Brown on Wednesday finally signed into law the bill that raises legal age to purchase tobacco products from 18 to 21. How will this affect the tobacco industry?
(Tech Times - Health, )

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The legal age for marriage.

Some representatives have already signed a bill detailing the legal age for buying tobacco products.
(Tech Times - Health, )

The minimum legal age for tobacco sales has emerged in recent years as a new front in the battle to curb smoking.
(The New York Times - Health, )

Jerry Brown signed a bill that would raise the legal age for buying tobacco — – for smoking, vaping or chewing — – from 18 to 21.
(The New York Times - Health, )

The governor of California on Wednesday approved raising the legal age to buy tobacco for smoking, dipping, chewing and vaping from 18 to 21.
(Fox News - U.S., )

On July 1984, President Ronald Reagan signed into law the National Minimum Drinking Age Act that raised the legal age for drinking alcohol to 21.
(Tech Times - Health, )

Hawaii became the first state in country to raise the legal age to buy tobacco products from 18 to 21, though some police won't enforce the law until April.
(UPI - News, )

But gun laws in the United States — specifically those concerning minimum legal age requirements for gun possession — are actually still surprisingly lax.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

In all nine regions of the country, a majority of adults supported increasing the minimum legal age for tobacco product sales, a new research study concludes.
(Science Daily - News, )

The five English bulldogs (pictured) were just four weeks old when they were seized by officials at Dover – 11 weeks below the legal age for transportation.
(Daily Mail - News, )

The Australian state of Tasmania is considering raising the legal age for buying cigarettes to as high as 25, giving it some of the world's toughest tobacco laws.
(BBC News - Health, )

A new survey of motorists has asked if the legal age to take a driving test should be lowered once autonomous cars become mainstream - finding that three in five are against the idea.
(Daily Mail - Money, )

Lewis Flint, 21, from Grimsby, was 16 - under the legal age - when he had the the red vacuum cleaner inked below his waistline with a lead connecting to a matching plug socket on his bottom.
(Daily Mail - Femail, )

Young people just older than the legal age had significant increases in commission of all crimes, including violent crimes and nuisance crimes, compared to those immediately under the restriction.
(Science Daily - News, )

Only 57 percent of Washington parents surveyed knew the legal age for recreational marijuana use and just 63 percent knew that homegrown marijuana is illegal under the law, a new study demonstrates.
(Science Daily - News, )

San Francisco supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday to boost the legal age to buy tobacco products from 18 to 21, despite arguments from opponents that cities and counties cannot trump California law.
(Fox News - Politics, )

In a study examining compliance with NYC's law increasing legal age for purchasing cigarettes from 18 to 21, researchers found retailer compliance with ID checks significantly decreased since the law became effective.
(Science Daily - News, )

A grass roots movement to raise the legal age for buying cigarettes and other tobacco products to 21 years from 18 is gaining traction, shaping up as the next serious challenge to the $100 billion U.S. tobacco industry.
(The Wall Street Journal - U.S. Business, )

The legal age limit for recreational marijuana use in New Brunswick should be set at 19, a provincial working group recommended Wednesday in a report that also calls for sales to be handled by something similar to a Crown corporation.
(The Vancouver Sun - Health, )

A recent study looked at marijuana and alcohol use in people between the ages of 18 and 24. It's probably not surprising that the results show a drastic increase in alcohol consumption in people just over 21; after all, that's the minimum legal age to drink.
(Science Daily - News, )

Among a generation of kids ranging from today's 15-year-olds to babies only now being contemplated, shifting the minimum legal age for tobacco purchases from 18 to 21 across the United States now would prevent a quarter-million premature deaths, says a new report.
(Melissa Healy in Los Angeles Times - Science, )

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