In America’s high schools and colleges, binge drinking and “blacking out” have not only become normalized, but cool. It’s a trend that fuels campus tragedies like sexual assault and fraternity hazing deaths. And some experts believe that the United States’ minimum legal drinking age of 21 — which is several years higher than the minimum legal drinking age in most other countries — might very well contribute to the problem.

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By CHRISTINA CAPATIDES CBS NEWS September 26, 2019, 2:12 PM