What happens if you get caught underage drinking in Ohio?
Ohio, like every other state, sets the legal drinking age at 21. The state also makes it a criminal offense for anyone younger than 21 to:
- Order alcohol,
- Pay for alcohol,
- Share the cost of alcohol,
- Attempt to purchase alcohol,
- Possess alcohol,
- Consume alcohol, or
- Go out in public after becoming intoxicated by alcohol.