I think that the earlier someone is taught to drink the more they learn about alcohol so they are accustomed to drinking alcohol more moderately and responsibly without having alcoholic problems in the future.
when children grow up drinking a glass of wine around the table it gives them a taste of alcohol along with a taste of being older so they understand how it feels, but american teens are restricted from this so their brain wonders about it until they grow older and by then, when their teens, alcohol is a long grasp away that they have to reach because its like a toy they were never able to experience that they’ve always wanted to….
so the drinking age should be lowered in order to already give younger kids an experience with alcohol so they are not yearning for it in the future..
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For a vacation that's relaxing overall but stimulating for teens, families head to Oahu. Teenagers gladly spend their days learning to hang ten at a Waikiki surf school while mom and dad enjoy some tropical cocktails poolside. The North Shore is magnetic for the under-20 set, where they can watch pro surfers take on some of the world's toughest waves. Teens also enjoy retail therapy at small town surf shops. Oahu is a near-perfect Instagram opportunity.
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