Drinking Age In America. The Term Paper

Length: 6 pages Sources: 1+ Subject: Sports - Drugs Type: Term Paper Paper: #36602240 Related Topics: Binge Drinking, Drink, Alcohol, Alcoholic Beverage
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Adults between the age of 19 and 29 have many things to concentrate on. If one is in college one has to handle studies, finals and graduation. If one is entering the workforce one has to concentrate on job searches, interviews and maintaining employment. Statistically college aged individuals are more inclined to take part in binge drinking which has been shown to lead to accidents, deaths, rapes and other negative consequences. In addition those who do not drink are subject to all the same risks simply by being in the same college as those who drink. Raising the drinking age to 30 years old will allow students to remain safe and to concentrate on getting their adult

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It will save lives, promote good health habits and make life much easier for millions of people across the nation.

References

Chou, Patricia S (2004) Another look at heavy episodic drinking and alcohol use disorders among college and non-college youth. Journal of Studies on Alcohol

____(1997) COLLEGE DRINKING DANGER CREATES PARENTAL DILEMMA.(L.A. LIFE)

Daily News (Los Angeles, CA)

Hang, Lee (2002) Trends in college binge drinking during a period of increased prevention efforts; findings from 4 Harvard School of Public Health College Alcohol Study Surveys: 1993-2001. Journal of American College Health

Nisbet, Jenny (2005) TOO DRUNK TO SAY NO; Appalling figures this week said 1 in 3 drunken women are sexually attacked. Now, in a courageous bid…

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References

Chou, Patricia S (2004) Another look at heavy episodic drinking and alcohol use disorders among college and non-college youth. Journal of Studies on Alcohol

____(1997) COLLEGE DRINKING DANGER CREATES PARENTAL DILEMMA.(L.A. LIFE)

Daily News (Los Angeles, CA)

Hang, Lee (2002) Trends in college binge drinking during a period of increased prevention efforts; findings from 4 Harvard School of Public Health College Alcohol Study Surveys: 1993-2001. Journal of American College Health


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