RUNNING HEAD: Week 2 Assignment Page 1 Week 2 Assignment Enrique Espinoza-Carvajal PHI 210 James Stieb 22 December 2018
RUNNING HEAD: Week 2 Assignment Page 2 I don’t drink alcohol because it makes me feel dumb. Drinking alcohol has been glorified and overpopularized in the media and by celebrities that it causes issues in the population. “All 50 US states have set their minimum drinking age to 21 although exceptions do exist on a state-by-state basis for consumption at home, under adult supervision, for medical necessity, and other reasons.” ProCon (2018) But the real question is why is alcohol such a problem in the United States and not in other countries? Germany has a drinking age of alcohol of 16, but people must wait until they are 18 to drink spirits. Health issues is what drives the age of 21 in the United States among other such as alcohol related fatalities. "If you drink especially when you are under 18, it can cause massive damage as there is still brain development happening in these years," Lang said. Ryan (2006)
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