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Drinking Culture

Understanding Why Opinion Really Matters... By Brodie Lane That we do have an ugly drinking culture in Australia and we need to face up to it: We believe we do have an ugly drinking culture in Australia. In Victoria alone, alcohol-related harm is costing the government $4.3 billion dollars each year. This includes road accidents and health problems. The effects of excessive alcohol are not new. Also not new are the health, safety and lifestyle risks that alcohol can cause,including, saying...

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Drinking Age: 21 or 18?

Daniel Katz Drugs and Society Discussion Paper 2 Drinking Age: 21 or 18? Some of the most overlooked types of drugs are those that are legal. Specifically, alcohol is one of the most widely used drugs in the world, and yet, many people don’t think of this substance upon hearing the word “drug.” This drug contributes to significantly more deaths than some illegal drugs such as marijuana (which has not been reported to cause any deaths), and yet alcohol is still legal. On the flipside, alcohol...

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Causes of Teenage Drinking

Ankit Chopra Prof. Jackson CMAT October 29, 2010 Causes of Teenage drinking 3/4 teenagers have already consumed alcohol more than just a few sips by the end of high school. Most of us know the effects of drinking, but, ever wondered why teenagers drink? The teenage years are a period of mixed thoughts, and emotions. These are the years, when young adults learn to take important decisions on their own. These are also the years, when teenagers come under heavy influence from others. ...

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Teenage Drinking Persuasive Speech

Young teens are gambling their life away due to their weekend binge drinking habits. You have made some great statements throughout your article, however, without any in-text referencing you are limiting the quality of your article. Drinking alcohol is an inherent part of the Australian cultural, passed down from generation to generation. Australians are at the forefront of the drinking culture, with nation is ranked as number 15 in the world for alcohol consumption. Thus to even the most unobservant...

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Drinking Age

Drinking Age There is a question that a lot of people have been wondering for a while now. Should the drinking age be lowered to eighteen years old? The United States Of America is one of the few countries to have a drinking age of twenty one, and a lot of people is wondering, at eighteen years old, you are old enough to go to war, drive, to choose the president, but not old enough to drink? Teenagers turn 21 and don’t know how to control their drinking, when in fact, they should be taught...

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Drinking Age

Lowering Drinking Age: A Crucial Decision? Thesis statement: Despite the fact that many Americans claim that persons under 21 do not have the capacity to handle drinking, in my opinion, drinking age should be lowered from 21 to 18 due to the fact that teenagers at the age of 18 can make important decisions, and the prohibition of alcohol has not been successful in the last 30 years. There are some reasons why people believe that teens should be prohibited from drinking at the age of 18...

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Underage Drinking

A persuasive speech against underage drinking My thesis statement is to convince you to think twice about picking up that next bottle of alcohol. When we look around us we will see many underage students drinking. Now let’s think to ourselves, is that a good behavior or the best thing they need to be doing? According to Prof. Rosenberg from the Psychological Bulletin 1993, alcohol is the most serious problem facing teenagers. I will like to say that some students at college most likely gone...

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Underage Drinking

Underage Drinking??? By a show of hands, how many people in this classroom are under the age of 21? As you look around the classroom, you will see that all of you are under this age. Now think to yourself, even though you are under the age of 21, does it mean that no one in this classroom has ever tried alcohol? According to Prof. Rosenberg from the Psychological Bulletin 1993, alcohol is the most serious problem facing teenagers. We are all students in high school and most likely gone...

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Lower Drinking Age

Responsibility Lowering the drinking age to eighteen, mistake or a way to stop larger problems? I have found a website that, if you are for lowering the drinking, will clear a lot of these kinds of questions up. Choose Responsibility is a non-profit organization founded by President Emeritus John M. McCardell Jr. of Middlebury College, when McCardell was approached by the Robertson Foundation, a foundation interested in investigating the consequences of the 21 year-old drinking age. The Effects of the...

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Teen Drinking

The average American begins drinking at 15 years old, despite the fact that the legal drinking age in the United States is 21 years old. Underage alcohol use is more likely to kill young people than all illicit drugs combined. I believe that raising the drinking age to 25 years old can save many young lives. Affects of Adolescent Drinking Adolescent drinking affects a child's mind, body and future. Adolescence is the between childhood and adulthood. During this time alcohol use may interrupt...

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