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Alcohol and alcohol consumption is a normal part of our lives. Alcohol is consumed in social settings, at meal time and other activities where adults gather. Our Columbus DUI lawyer is aware alcohol advertising is regularly seen and heard on television, radio, online and in print advertising. And, modest amounts of alcohol have been found to even have health benefits to consumers. So, what is the problem with alcohol consumption?

The problem is not in consuming alcohol, but abusing alcohol. The problems with alcohol are instances of alcoholism and addiction. This problem is with all age groups, but it is especially a problem with our youth. According to statistics, alcohol is the leading cause of death in 15 – 24-year olds. In addition, studies also find that youth that drink are more prone to advancing to harder drug use. And, over 6% of the population reported heavy or binge drinking in the past 30 days.

All these statistics indicate a problem with our population with alcohol and is not limited to Clinton county. While moderate amounts of alcohol can be beneficial, the problems occur when people abuse alcohol. If unchecked, alcohol consumption can lead to driving an automobile under the influence, health issues, interpersonal problems, and many more potential problems.

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This page was last updated by Brian Joslyn

Joslyn Law Firm