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Alcohol and the Law in Oregon: 18-20 year olds drinking with parents


May an 18 year old (or 19 or 20) drink in a public place with a parent’s permission?

State of Oregon Liquor Control Commission, Fact Sheets, and Minors and Alcohol, which says in part:

Oregon law prohibits anyone, except a parent or legal guardian, to provide alcohol to a minor or juvenile. A minor is any person under the age of 21 and a juvenile is any person under the age of 18. Parents or guardians may legally provide alcohol only to their minor child in a private residence when accompanying their child. A parent cannot transfer this responsibility to another adult or to a public place. If you allow your property and/or home to be used for a party where minors consume alcohol, other than your children in your presence, you may have to forfeit property and may be issued a citation to circuit court…. “ (read full pamphlet)

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