Alcohol, it has been around for centuries. From the ancient civilizations like the
Egyptians or the Greeks, all the way to present times here in 2016. Throughout the years alcohol has been influencing and dictating peoples live ever since. In 2016 alcohol comes in a variety of packages and styles from the classics like Budweiser and Coors to more exotic kinds like Absinthe and Cachaça, no matter the variety it all has the potential to be abused.
According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), 29% of adults in the U.S. drink too much. Risky drinking constitutes both the 4% of those that are dependent on alcohol and the 25% who are not dependent on it. 38 million adults binge drink and on average they do it 4 times a month consuming 8 or more drinks at a time. Risky alcohol drinking has cost the United States about 223.5 million dollars and has led to 80,000 deaths per year. That makes risky drinking the third leading preventable death.