New hampshire has considered lowering the drinking age as recently as 2009, when a proposal to lower the legal age from 21 to 18 died in the house more recently, an attempt to allow minors aged 18-20 to drink while in the presence of a responsible adult aged over 21 was shot down. Gabrielle harris professor hartley english 111 10 september 2009 in the article _legal drinking ages throughout the world - legal drink age i believe the law should not be changed because there will be an increase of school age kids abusing alcohol 18 year olds' are typically still high school students. The legal drinking age is the age at which a person can legally consume alcoholic beverages these laws cover a wide range of issues and behaviors. In the old days, anyone on active duty could consume alcohol on military installations, regardless of the legal drinking age off-base however, in the mid-80s, advocacy groups, such as madd (mothers against drunken drivers) lobbied congress to change this. Legal age to drink has change to 25 as of august 2014 as of august 2, 2014 legal age to drink wil be 25 there has been controversy whether 21 is too young to make decisions.
The drinking age has been 21 since reagan signed the national minimum drinking age act in 1984 the act was meant to raise the drinking age to prevent teens from driving drunk, but fulton points out that the evidence this was effective is shaky at best. Instead, you should allow all 19 year olds to drink legally so they can learn how to drink in moderation, because they know they will be able to get alcohol anytime now that they are legal besides, laws don't really keep underagers from drinking anyway i live in toronto, and i've been to. Almost every high school and college student will tell you that the legal drinking age in the united states should be lowered from 21 this country has such an issue with underage drinking that it's time something is done to start preventing so many kids from getting in trouble. The legal drinking age in america it is commonly believed that the minimum drinking age in the us is 21 however, people can legally drink below that age under many different circumstances.
The question is should the legal drinking age be lowered legal drinking age petition, paragraph 5) by changing the drinking age society will have fewer problems and less to worry about with underage drinking, and young adults will have the opportunity to learn how to drink responsibly. Some believe that allowing drinking at younger ages would mitigate youthful desire for alcohol as a forbidden fruit before i share my top five reasons we should keep after prohibition was repealed in 1933, the decision as to what the legal drinking age should be was left up to each individual state. By lowering the legal drinking age to 18, most college students would be allowed to drink without the worries of getting caught if they are old enough to live on their own and take responsibility for their school career, they should be responsible enough to drink.
Many legal organizations believe eighteen should be the legal drinking age a recent bill was introduced this past march of 2009 in hopes to lower the drinking age. The legal drinking age in the united states has been 21 since the national minimum drinking age act in 1984 when president ronald just say no reagan signed the act, he issued a blanket. When drinking is made legal for anyone under the age of 21 and over 18, drinking takes place in public it can then be supervised by police, security colleges and universities often argue that the legal drinking age should be 18 because outlawing alcohol consumption in colleges for those under.
Should australia increase the legal drinking age april 20, 2018kawalcohol addiction treatment binge drinking introduces many of its own risks for example, binge drinkers are at a higher risk of harming themselves and others in vehicle motor crashes, contracting sexually transmitted infections. The national minimum drinking age act did not require states to increase their minimum legal drinking age to 21 but did say that any state that did not 17 states (including california and indiana) will not prosecute underage drinkers if they report a medical problem in another underage drinker on. The drinking age should be lowered back to the age of 18 i feel that for many reasons including that people are adults at that age and should be able to make their own decisions.
Lower it gahhhh whether the legal drinking age is 21 or 18, there are going to be problems related to alcohol and making 21 the legal age to drink doesn't solve that problem. My contention is that legal drinking age should be remained at aged 18 and to begin, i'd like to start by asking questions: how many of you had drink infact, 32% of underage people, compared to only 24% of people at a legal age drink at all why is it that there are more underage drinkers then there. That young people drink so much may be related to the drinking age, but some believe that the restriction should be raised even higher, to the age of 25 many proponents of this idea cite the excessive drinking, not of high schoolers, but of college students.
The dietary guidelines also recommend that if alcohol is consumed, it should be in moderation—up to 1 drink per day for women and up to 2 drinks per day for men—and only by adults of legal drinking age. Any drink with more than 150mg per liter of caffeine must require proof of age before purchase caffeine safety is important while there are substances that have far more reported cases of overdose and abuse than energy drinks, we feel that preventing even one needless caffeine death is worth action. A group of australian doctors and academics has called on the commonwealth government today to raise the legal drinking age to 21, in order to reduce the harms associated with early heavy drinking.
So what about that legal age to drink no matter what the legal drinking as is, young people should be informed what the risks are anyone drinking alcohol, using medication they get from a doctor or illicit drugs they got off the street deserves to know what they are getting into. When the age was raised to 21 in the mid-1980s, the goal was to reduce highway fatalities but everyone knows that the 21 age limit hasn't stopped minors from drinking. The legal age should be lowered to 16 normally, you have to be 18 years old to be 'legal' i think many 16 year olds are mature enough and smart enough to handle important life decisions. Should the legal drinking age be lowered fifty percent of the american would say no, and the other fifty percent would say yes however, the united states government saw problems with youth drinking and they decided to raise the legal drinking age to twenty-one.