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Alcohol EssayMac Broad1999/01/27 There are many different reasons why teenagers start drinking. These reasons include: experimentation, popularity, and depression. Experimentation is one of the leading factors of teens starting to drink, because they're very curious. Teenagers also have a need to fit in, so to become popular, they think they have to drink alcohol. Depression leads them to drink as well, because it drowns out thier depression for a short time. It's quite disturbing,

Drinking and Driving is dangerous to yourself and others around you. 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. The penalty for Drinking and Driving is Driving Under the Influence (DUI). If your Blood Alcohol Content (BAC) registers over .08, which is 80 milligrams of alcohol per 100 milliliters of blood, you are Driving Under the Influence. After having one drink it take

Alcohol consumption has been an issue across college campuses for many decades. College students have made alcohol the representation of student life at colleges throughout the nation. Students believe that getting intoxicated is necessary to make their college experience unforgettable. It was reported in a recent study that just one in five college students does not drink at all (Facts). Numerous studies and surveys regarding alcohol consumption amongst college students have been conduct

The Best Choice of Alcohol A good alcohol is determined by several factors. One of the most important is how the alcohol is made. The process by which an alcohol is made determines the quality of flavor and smoothness. Both these qualities will be very high in a premium alcohol. Because both of these characteristics are what people are looking for in an alcohol, it is important to make a careful selection. After all, many drinks can be smooth, but at the same time lack good flavor. A go

Alcohol Alcohol is a drug, but unlike most of the other drugs, it is socially accepted and is legal. Alcohol is bad for you and does have long term affects associated with it. Such as the long addiction to it, effects on the body, and the social interaction effects. Alcohol, and alcoholism is common in America, but drinking is more common around kids. Social drinking, a term kids and drinkers have come accustom to, is defined by one standard drink per hour, and no more than 3 per day

Great controversy surrounded the 1920 s, Prohibition of alcohol in the United States. Since this time, it has been debated on as to whether the Prohibition of alcohol should be reinstated. There are so many reasons why alcohol should be prohibited, and yet, so many reasons why alcohol should stay legalized. For many years alcohol production, sale, and consumption has been legalized, but during the years 1920 to 1933 alcohol was prohibited. Should alcohol be prohibited? Lets see the reason

Old Enough Over the past couple of years, the views of many people have changed considering the drinking age. We are now living in a time when teenagers are forced to handle more responsibilities than in the past. Which is why the state drinking age should be lowered to the age of 18. Of course there are many reasons why a parent or guardian would not want their child to consume alcohol. There are certainly many risks involved with the consumption of alcohol. However, there are certain

The Affects of Alcoholism Drinking for many starts as a seldom habit. We may drink for strictly social reasons, but for some the problem becomes uncontrollable. The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn demonstrates the affect alcohol has on Huck. But, alcohol affects more than just one person it affects a whole community. In our society alcohol doesn’t just affect the alcoholic but there is an unbelievable impact on the family and friends. For about 9,000,000 Americans alcohol has beco

The Role of Marlowe s Excessive Drinking Throughout the book The Big Sleep the character Marlowe is a detective working in Criminal Justice. This job seems to bring about a lot of stress to Marlowe, and in order to cope; he turns to drinking which relaxes him. Although he is an alcoholic he still is able to function and get his investigations done. He is a functional alcoholic who abuses alcohol constantly and has a great desire for it for various reasons. Some of the reasons that may be di

Alcohol is a drug, but unlike the other drug , marijuana, cocaine, heroine, and probably all the others for some reason this is socially accepted and is legal. Alcohol is bad for you and does have long term affects associated with it. Such as the long addiction to it, effects on the body, and the social interaction effects. Alcohol, and alcoholism is common in America, but drinking is more common around kids. Social drinking a term kids and drinkers have come accustom to, social drinking is de