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The topic of what the minimum drinking age should be continues to be a topic of debate states Dr Ruth Engs as she speaks out about her opinion of what the minimum drinking age should beHanson Throughout time the United States has had different ranges of drinking ages Now every state has there minimum drinking age set to twenty-one The debate with this topic deals with why the current drinking age is twenty-one and what the risks and benefits of the drinking age being lowered to eighteen would be It wasnt until 1984 that the MLDA which is minimum legal drinking age was changed to age 21 David J Hanson reported that this act forced each state to make their minimum purchase and public possession of alcohol to age twenty-one If the states didnt act in accordance to this act they would be punished by a decrease in highway funds from the Federal Highway Aid Act Most of the reasoning for changing the minimum drinking age has to do with health reasons Centers for disease control and prevention state that studies have shown that the more you delay or postpone a persons first experience of drinking it will help reduce later problems in life associated with alcohol Also through research scientists have discovered that the human brain is not fully developed until the persons mid twenties Minnesota Department of HealthSince the minimum drinking age has not been changed to eighteen the risks and benefits that it may cause are not definite Many believe that there are many risks associated with lowering the drinking age The first risk of lowering the drinking age to eighteen would be the heath issues that may happen Once again studies from the Minnesota Department of Health have shown that at eighteen years old the brain is not fully developed therefore drinking during this time could cause serious damage to an individual Not only would drinking underage affect there
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