Alcohol manufacturers and retailers. My observation is that health professionals, politicians, journalists, policy makers, anyone who gives this issue any real consideration, run any policy debate about alcohol through the filter of their own drinking behaviour.
Until she says otherwise, I can only assume that she agrees with me. With alcohol it is more messy. What about alcohol advertising targeting adults? Nor would there be any kids interested in cricket and its link with yet more beer. For many individuals with alcohol dependence visual cues to drinking can create an intense craving for drink, matched by a neurobiological flare on brain imaging MRI scans.
Contention 2- The banishment of alchohol created crime During the s, the US tried to ban alchohol. Contention 1- Prohibition was a miserable failure. And then there are many more adults up to one in six in some estimates whose drinking causes major injury to themselves or their familes, or quietly erodes their health.
Sure fresh from the tobacco industry play book — but it is not legal for under 18s. For these reasons I can only negate the resolution. My opponent did not attack my arguments in round two, so I will move on to attacking his arguments. When drunken responsibly, alcohol can actually be beneficial to the body.
Tax, licencing controls, enforcement of drink driving and other related regulations. We also need a change in the way alcohol is taxed, from a health perspective alcohol should be taxed according to alcohol content not based on the colour of the drink i.
That proves that places that are restricted to sale beer do better. Create organized crime, and actually increase the number of drunkards, as well as destroy the ecomony.
With young people, the situation is much clearer: Sports teams, sponsored by the alcohol industry, tend to drink more — and provide a model for other young people to drink more. Sure, no kids watched the Bathurst speed and booze fest weekend with almost constant associations between car racing and beer.
You can easily have a "good time" inviting friends over and watching football or something. This is why you are not allowed to drink it before driving! Flagrant breaches are ignored and campaigns that do attract complaint are long finished and sales boosted before any consideration of the complaint are addressed, let alone action taken.
You drink a lot you may become stupid, more likely to injure yourself, violent or unable to keep themselves safe from cars, human aggressors or predators.
Smoking is bad for you. I also regularly see the disastrous social complications of drinking.
The list of examples is endless. Just because you have a quick drink does not mean you will get drunk. In my last round, did you see the wet vs.
This was a fun debate, and I hope my opponent liked it, too.Lifting a beverage from my hand to my mouth causes no one any harm, disruption or even distraction. Whether or not alcohol is in that beverage is irrelevant, the acting of consuming a beverage is unexceptional.
That is all that drinking in public. Alcohol should be banned. Alcohol is not something like water, or air that is required to live on this earth. Alcohol consumed in smaller amounts and occasionally is good for health but the majority of people cannot limit their amount of alcohol intake once they have started consuming it.
Alcohol should be banned. Alcohol is widely used and abused by many people all over the world; alcohol consumption is legal making the product easily available in liquor stores, restaurants, and all supermarkets. Why shouldn't we ban alcohol?
Update Cancel. Answer Wiki. 22 Answers. Vivek Ravindranath, Consultant. Public health-wise, we could easily regulate the distribution and consumption of alcohol without making it a huge burden on society as a whole.
Why alcohol should be banned? Instead people should know their limits and should. Alcohol should be banned/restricted on principal; tax revenue is a practicality.
It is also true that tax revenues would be lost if alcohol were banned. However, again, this is not a principled reason to reject the proposition, simply a practical problem. alcohol: intoxicating liquor. banned: to prohibit or forbid. I think alcohol should be banned for many reasons: 1) only one or two drinks can impair your judgement and coordination needed to safely operate a car.
some short term effects of alcohol are reduced inhibitions, loss of muscle control, memory loss or blackouts, nausea, vomiting.Download