Lowering the Drinking Age
Some teens and young adults around the country have experienced alcohol before the age of twenty-one. The drinking age should be lower to nineteen because of the privileges you granted when you are nineteen and because of the medicine you can be prescribed when twelve and older.
Lowering the drinking age should be probable in the U.S. because of the privileges that are granted with when nineteen years of age. The Government should also lower the drinking age because when at an age younger than nineteen people can be subscribed to prescription drugs that cause a higher affect than more alcoholic beverages and also, people have access to alcohol when they were younger than the national drinking age. Therefore the drinking age should be lowered to the suitable age of nineteen.
When at eighteen years of age many privileges are granted. People from www.ehow.com says that “Now that you are eighteen, you can legally smoke…” they also says that “People can rent an apartment and buy property…” another thing it says is “Now that you are eighteen, you can legally smoke…”(Read more: What Are the Benefits of Being eighteen Years Old?) Eighteen years old is the official year you can apply to join the military. In the U.S. people are allowed to fight in a war that is not yours and risk your life but not able to purchase alcohol. During the nineteenth year of life people also can purchase tobacco products, which causes just as much health issues as alcohol. On the website www.smoking-cessation.org; it says that “blood pressure increases by ten to fifteen percent, putting additional stress on your heart and blood vessels, increasing your risk of heart attack and stroke.
Smoking increases the risk of vascular disease of the extremities. Severe cases may require amputation. This condition can produce pain and can increase your risk of blood clots in the lungs. With smoking you are at a great risk of lung cancer and heart disease....