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Should legal drinking age be lowered to 18?

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  Tags: politics   health   law   alcohol


Background

Many countries have lowered drinking ages. Should the US adopt lower the drinking age to 18?

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Arguments For


When the drinking age is lowered, responsible drinking occurs at a younger age. The tendency for it to become a "cool" thing is reduced.

Arguments Against


Young people should not drink because they are not mature or responsible enough to drink. Young drinkers cause problems such as drunk driving and crime.

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