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Court Halts Initiative To Raise Legal Drinking Age

HAGATNA, Guam (CN) - The Guam Supreme Court blocked a November 2006 ballot initiative aimed at raising the legal drinking age from 18 to 21. After finding that the Guam Election Commission violated 21 laws and regulations, Justice F. Philip Carbullido affirmed the grant of a writ of mandamus ordering the commission to either remove the initiative or refuse to certify the results. See ruling.

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