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Alcohol Drinking Essay Examples

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The Health Risks of Drinking Alcohol During Pregnancy
Drinking alcohol is harmful during pregnancy. Alcohol crosses the placenta to the baby. It can accumulate in the fluid that surrounds the baby. If a mother drinks alcohol while she is pregnant she increases the babies risk of birth defects. Alcohol can prevent a baby's body, heart and brain from developing correctly. Alcoho...
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Defining the Pros and Cons of Alcohol Drinking
The following essay will introduce you to pros and cons of drinking. It will also give you a clear understanding in why you shouldn’t drink alcohol. Alcohol is a depressant; it impairs your ability to drive, slows down your reaction time and causes you to make some risky decisions that you wouldn’t normally take. This essay...
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An Argument in Favor of Lowering the Legal Drinking Age
The legal drinking age has been a much debated topic since the repealing of the total prohibition of alcohol by the 21st amendment in 1933. (Palicz) The laws regarding this age limit have fluctuated over the years. The age limit was lowered in most states when the youth of the Vietnam and baby boomer generations protested t...
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An Essay on Dangers of Drinking Alcohol
The Dangers of Drinking Drinking alcohol is one of the most common ways of life in todays society. In fact, people who do not drink are very few and far between. According to the Issues and Controversies on File, Alcohol is one of the most consumed beverages in the United States. It is doing nothing but damaging things to...
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A Discussion on Drinking in the United States
Although the minimum drinking age for most states in the United States is 21 years, this law causes more problems than solutions. By changing the drinking age society will have fewer problems with underage drinking, and young adults will have fewer problems with underage drinking. Additionally, this law remains unfair to th...
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Casually Drinking Versus Drunk
With the staggering statistics of college drinking, DUI, and alcohol related deaths caused by binge drinking, there’s no wonder why people are dying by the thousands each year. Sadly though, these statistics show that the individuals who are dying of alcohol related deaths are between the ages 18-24 years of age (National I...
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Binge Drinking and Its Results Among Young Adults
Binge drinking is defined as "drinking large quantities of alcohol in one sitting, 5 standard drinks for men and 4 for women" (Ham & Hope, 2003, p. 720), and has been identified as the number one substance abuse problem in university life (Syre et al., 1997, cited in Morawska & Oei, 2005). However, defin...
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The Legal Drinking Age Should Be Lowered to 18 Years in the United States
Lowering of Drinking Age When teenagers turn eighteen, we tell them they are adults and send them into the world. They go to college, get a job, marry or join the military. They do grown up things like vote, pay taxes and become parents. They can drive cars, buy a gun, smoke, serve on a jury, and go to an adult prison. But...
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Lowering the Drinking Age Is a Solution to Drinking Problems
Lowering the Drinking Age: A Problem or a Solution? Why is it that 18 year old citizens, like myself, can legally obtain a driver’s license, register to vote, be forced into jury duty or a draft, can be tried as an adult and even be put to death, but cannot buy and consume alcoholic beverages legally? It is hard for me to...
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Why Are Legal Adults between the Ages of 18 and 20 Denied the Right to Purchase Alcohol?
Turning 18 is a major event for all Americans because they are now considered legal adults. Being a legal adult, one can legally buy tobacco products, vote in an election, own firearms, be tried as an adult in court, enlist in the armed forces, serve jury duty, and even purchase pornography. Even though one is now considere...
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