Effects Of Alcohol On The United States Essay

732 Words Oct 25th, 2016 3 Pages
The United states is one of many countries that prefers beer over wine and liquor. The U.S have manufactured more than 3,000 breweries and consume about 28 gallons of beer per capita annually. Consumption of alcohol is a very popular pastime in the United States, also known as social drinking. There isn’t so much religion involved when it comes to alcohol in the U.S other than the fact that it’s an antidepressant and it’s a way to have fun and relax. It’s believed that 17.6 million adults in the United States are described as having an alcohol problem. About 90,000 deaths a year happen due to excessive alcohol abuse making it the third highest cause of death. Almost 7,000 children in the united states take their first drink before the age of 15 and are four times more likely to inhibit a drinking problem than those who begin at the age of 21. France is fairly strict when it comes to the consumption of alcohol and liquor. In fact, the act of even attempting to binge drink in France can lead to time in prison or a tremendous fine. Wine is very popular in this country, producing 45 million hectoliters of wine in 2014 compared to 42 million in 2013 and possibly making France one of the world’s biggest wine producer. The French consume on average of 12 liters of pure alcohol a year same as 120 bottles of wine. Alcohol in France causes about 50,000 deaths a year and more than 100 deaths a day. Studies have found that more than 15% of male deaths are linked to drinking in…

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