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Lower Drinking Age in the U.S.

Lower Drinking Age in the U.S.

The debate over the legal minimum drinking age in the U.S. is a contentious one. It has been suggested that the legal drinking age in America should be lowered from 21 years to about 18 or 19 years. This has been voiced out due to various reasons which are worth considering as they have the potential to solve an array of problems associated with irresponsible drinking. Recognizing that drinking is a social norm in the U.S. it should also be worthwhile in lowering the minimum drinking age not only for the benefit of the youths but also the society at large. This paper presents reasons why the minimum legal drinking age in the U.S. should be lowered.

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