However, we can ban drunken behaviour that causes harm. Devlin talks about preventing harm to society; however, he is incorrect because trying to control as society is hard because there will be an out group who will disobey. Therefore, Mill’s concept of the harm principle is rather more correct because giving individuals the right, will learn how to control and not be angered by being forced to do what they cannot do as long as they do not hurt another. Another example that harm is used it
All the excitement starting when Jasper locals Heath Kluemper, Patrick Norris, and Kyle Rupert, approached a Lottery booth while attending a Colts game in Indianapolis. When asked what would be done if they had won, they said they would buy and restore the Astra theater. “We’ve always loved movies, and the Astra is such a staple in the community. It has a lot of history and it still resonates with people,” says Kluemper. Spokesman Al Larson and the staff running the lottery picked six for new commercials that they thought “stood out and captured the essence of what it means to be a Hoosier” in the “Imagine That” campaign.
(College Drinking) Drinking causes around 1400 deaths every year for students between the ages of 18 to 24. On top of this alcohol consumption is definitely related to weight gain. If drinking alcohol, do so in moderation and beware of all warning signs of alcohol
Other people will think that they should be banned, but guns aren 't the only things hurting us, it 's the crazy people in this world that causes it too. Some people may say that guns shouldn’t be allowed in America, but the only way that they could be allowed is if they have a paper saying that they are allowed to have it. This is why we shouldn’t be allowed to have guns and why they should be banned. Guns shouldn’t be banned because if they were we wouldn’t be able to protect ourselves and use them while we are in the woods to get our food that we need to survive. Guns shouldn’t be banned because it is against the 2nd amendment and you can 't just change it in the state of law.
"Smoking leaves an unseen scar; it fills your lungs with toxins and tar" Anonymous. Currently the legal smoking age in America is 18. "in 2014 73% of high school students and 56% of middle school students who used tobacco products in the past 30 days reported using flavored tobacco proudcts during that time." You are never really old enough to start smoking, but for the teens and younger adults, I argue that the legal age to purchase and use tobacco should be raised to 25. At least this will prevent some teenagers to become addicted to tobacco so young For many people smoking is a trend, or a way of attracting attention so people will think better of them, at least that is how the smoker feel.
The government shouldn’t have to baby their people, they can think for themselves. Removing the ability for them to have a choice strips people of their freedom, and America is built on the ideal of freedom. Adding on, the soda ban might not even have any health benefits. Referring back to Gross’ article, a nutritionist is quoted as saying, “It is not reasonable to blame or cite one product… [the proposal] produces a false sense of accomplishment in the fight against obesity.” Even health experts disagree with the ban. This mandate supposedly improves people’s well-being, but it fails at accomplishing that goal.
If people aged 18 years old are allowed to consume alcohol legally, they would not consider breaking the law just to get their way, or even try to prove a point. This may cause a problem with younger people aged below 18, but that is another story. This can also lower the high rate of non-compliance with MLDA 21, where teenagers tend to get creative, procuring fake IDs and deliberately disrespecting the law. List of Cons of Lowering the Drinking Age Health
It is the leading cause of more than 443,00 deaths each year. Secondly smoking approximately result in 3,000 lung cancer deaths of non-smokers which is given off by the end of the burning cigarette and by the smokers exhalation. REASONS OF SMOKING 1) Youngsters try to look “cool” 2) Smoking acts as a stress reliever. 3) To control their weight. 4) Addiction 5) Peer pressure 6) Experimentation/ Adventure 7) Marketing of tobacco companies 8) Social Integration 9) To think Properly 10) Addiction SMOKING KILLS YOU Smoking causes many harmful diseases and health problems.
Electronic Smoking is a Problem Amongst Teens Tobacco use begins in childhood, and 88% of adult smokers reported they started smoking by age 18. Electric smoking is increasing drastically amongst teens. Electronic cigs and vapes are becoming popular because they are convenient, have very little smell, and can be hidden easily. Nationwide more than 23% of high schoolers reported using some type of tobacco in the last 30 days. Electronic smoking has a negative effect on teenagers socially, psychologically, and psychically that leads to an unhealthy lifestyle at a young age.
According to the bulletin of the World Health Organization there are almost 1 billion male and 250 million female smokers worldwide and every day an estimated 82 000 to 99 000 young people start smoking; many are children under the age of 10 and most reside in low- or middle-income countries, if this trend continues, then tobacco could kill a billion people around the world in this century. Aside from death, smoking tobacco gives of a great number of negative effects in the global community, such as it exacerbates poverty, contributes to world hunger and reduces economic productivity. Tobacco use and poverty are inextricably linked. In the article of the World Health Organization entitled “Why is tobacco a public health priority?” many studies conducted have shown that in the poorest households in some low- and middle-income countries, more than 10% of total
But Evan Cook has a point to since it is your body. Plus, you can make your own decisions. I think that everybody has there own opinion but Russ Floyd sort of has a point. Since, one 12 ounce soda a day can increase your risk of a heart attack by 30%. Also, 85% of middle schoolers have a sugary drink at least once a month.
However, even in the ancient times people disapproved of beer. Although egyptians enjoyed beer there was a strong disapproval of drunkenness. Scribes would publish rules or guidelines with titles such as "Take not upon thyself to drink a jug of beer…" This shows the politics behind drinking beer. You were expected to drink beer as it was a symbol of prosperity but you weren 't supposed to become intoxicated. I think expectation such as this exist to this day.
GMI and HDTV will not be convicted because the First Amendment protects commercial speech. Commercial speech is not protected as noncommercial speech. For example, to protect consumers, a state may ban certain kinds of marketing practices, such as untrustworthy or false advertising. In general, a restriction on commercial speech will be considered valid as long as it falls between strict, intermediate, or rational scrutiny rules. Here, the complete ban on video ads "because the games might be damaging to teenagers " is too restrictive: it goes too far in attempting to protect minors for an apparently unconfirmed
the customer should be permitted from buying a firearm unless given permission or permit to do so. Of course, one might be thinking “not all mental illnesses are dangerous!” and that person is absolutely correct. Blaming all mental illnesses is simply wrong, if anything, mental illnesses are the least thing to worry about compared to alcoholics or ones who have problems with controlling anger and own firearms. “Federal laws prohibit the purchase and possession of guns by anyone who is an “unlawful user of or addicted to any controlled substance.” But the statute ignores alcohol abuse. That is also a mistake.
There are 21 million illicit drug users in America, and every year 1,700 adolescents die because of alcohol-related incidents. Last year, 4 million young Americans ages 12 and older received treatment for alcohol or illicit drugs. Millions more didn’t seek help. Forty-one percent of 12th graders report alcohol consumption in the previous 30 days. The types of prescription medications most commonly abused by people are painkillers (such as Vicodin and OxyContin),