so as to promote safe drinking habits among the young adults and also to respect the law that acknowledges their ability to make informed decisions for themselves.
Messite, Z. “It’s Time to Lower the Drinking Age.” Journal Sentinel. 14 Aug. 2014. Web. 13 Oct. 2014. http://www.jsonline.com/news/opinion/its-time-to-lower-the-drinking-age-b99330490z1-271316611.html
Appreciating that college and university students aged between 18 and 22 engage in alcohol consumption, occasionally to excess, this article argues for recognition of those that are 18 and above as adults by the laws governing alcohol consumption. Since the society and law consider anybody aged 18 and above as a responsible adult, it would be in order to lower the drinking age to 18 so as to give such persons the right to buy and drink alcohol. This would deter the habit of drinking in secret among such persons thus curbing the commonly reported cases of fatal injuries due to falls, abhorrent sexual behaviors, alcohol poisoning and binge consumption among many other bad