Is our healthcare system heading for a hangover? | Knowledge.ca
BC takes a look at the impact of new alcohol policies and how
they may affect our healthcare system.
Healthcare Hangover
British Columbians will soon see significant changes to existing liquor laws, including making alcohol available in grocery stores.
Do you approve of the selling of
beer, wine, & spirits
in BC grocery stores?
  • Yes
  • No

Do you approve of the selling of beer, wine, and spirits in BC grocery stores?

What are your reasons for answering “yes” based on?
  • Consumer choice
  • Convenience
  • Competitive pricing

What are your reasons for answering “yes” based on?

What are your reasons for answering “no” based on?
  • Public safety
  • Moral/Religious reasons
  • Over-service of alcohol
  • Age control issues

What are your reasons for answering “no” based on?

Do you think
people will consume
more alcohol
if it is more
readily available?
  • Yes
  • No

Do you think people will consume more alcohol if it is more readily available?

Will increasing
alcohol availability
to British Columbians
have a negative impact on our healthcare system?
  • Yes
  • No

Will increasing alcohol availability to British Columbians have a negative impact on our healthcare system?

BC takes a look at the impact of new alcohol policies.
Will they affect our healthcare system?
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