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  • Reduce The Drinking Age Essay

    The minimum legal drinking age (MLDA) of 21 was set in 1984 by President Ronald Reagan. The goal of MLDA of 21 was to protect children from the negative effects of alcohol. However, raising the drinking age has created opposite results in teen drinking habits. Making alcohol inaccessible to younger people actually results in more excessive drinking when the opportunity arises. Alcohol related incidents are responsible for an average of 88,000 deaths a year, “account[ing] for 1 in 10 deaths…

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  • Binge Drinking In College Essay

    driving accident every two minutes. Drinking gives people a false sense of courage and they get behind the wheel because they think that they are not as intoxicated as they actually are. Facts show that it only takes 5 drinks in one sitting for men to be considered binge drinking and it takes women one less drink than men. Women feel the effects of alcohol much…

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  • The Negative Effects Of Binge Drinking

    Binge Drinking is a problem that is present in most, if not all colleges and universities. A late night of partying and drinking may sound safe at first, but the effects of such heavy drinking are dangerous. The consequences are often glanced at, but are not considered when the bottle takes over. College students who drink many drinks within a small period of time, often overlook what can happen from the binge drinking session. Serious effects of binge drinking are: poor academic performance,…

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  • Should Drinking Age Be Lowered?

    deaths from alcohol, teens still pursue to drink even from the consequences that they will face. Why should this 21 drinking age be lowered? For the simple fact no matter what age we raise this law to, the illegal age will still be whenever a teen is surrounded by their peers with alcohol and finds it okay to drink. Drinking age should be lowered to eighteen. By lowering the drinking age there will not be such a rebel generation after the next. At this age the law considers “teens” adults. At…

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  • Pros And Cons Of Drinking And Driving

    Are you aware that approximately 25,000 people are killed due to drunk driving? In addition, alcohol is the number one factor in traffic deaths.(Gottfried 51) Not only teenagers, but adults, too, and even babies. Is drinking and driving still a problem for teenagers? That is a question most adults worry about, especially if their child(ren) is involved in a terrible car accident. That is one thing a parent does not want to go through. Many teens do not know how this effects people both…

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  • Drinking Age Pros And Cons

    There are many arguments in favor of having a standard drinking age nationwide. Most of the arguments favor 21 as the standard age nationwide primarily for health and safety reasons. One argument is that having the drinking age as 21 prevents adolescents from accessing alcohol. If under 21 it is illegal to purchase, possess, and consume alcohol, high school students who are 18 cannot provide alcohol for their peers and fellow classmates. Drunk driving fatalities have also decreased 13% in…

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  • Essay On Minimum Drinking Age

    Alcohol has been around for thousands of years. It is often use for religious and cultural reasons, but for some reason the American society views alcohol as a taboo beverage, so much so that they have made the minimum drinking age to twenty-one, the highest minimum drinking age in the world. Alcohol has been used by virtually every culture and continent on earth. According to a study published by Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, alcohol has been around for at least 6,000 years.…

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  • Underage Drinking Problem In Society

    Underage drinking: A serious Problem in Society Underage drinking is a huge problem in the world, by the age of 15; approximately 50% of teenagers have had at least one drink (Too Smart to Start). Not only is this “disease” affecting people all over the world, it is on an upwards trend and an increasing amount of teenagers are joining in. Thousands of people every year are negatively impacted due to the effects of alcohol. Whether one is underage, or they are in the legal age…

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  • Cause And Effects Of Binge Drinking

    effect of binge drinking. I plan to delve into the ideas and perspectives of both a college student, and researchers excavating what it is that presumably engulfs a college student to consume large amounts of alcohol at a given time, and how the effects…

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  • Teenage Binge Drinking In Australia

    ‘Was the government successful in curbing binge drinking by introducing the Alcopop Tax?’ Teenage binge drinking has become a major problem in Australia with almost 90 per cent of Australian teenagers over the age of 14 years having tried alcohol at least once. These statistics call for Government intervention in order to prevent the overuse and development of binge drinking among teenagers as it contributes to the three major causes of teen death: injury, homicide and suicide. This…

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