Canadian Taxpayers Federation launches campaign to end federal tax grab on liquor Canada Free Press

OTTAWA, ON: The Canadian Taxpayers Federation (CTF) today launched the No Escalator Tax campaign demanding the repeal of the federal government’s legislation that automatically raises taxes on beer, wine and spirits each year based on the rate of inflation.

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Alcohol lobby says ads don't make young people drink more

There is an ‘association’ between drinking and advertising but it isn’t causal, Alcohol Beverages Australia tells inquiry.

The alcohol lobby has said there is no evidence its advertising causes young Australians to drink more, as it fights attempts to implement wide-ranging marketing restrictions in New South Wales.

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B.C.’s liquor stores want control of recreational pot sales, but not everyone’s on board

With the clock ticking down to marijuana legalization in Canada, the debate over who will get to sell it in B.C. is heating up.  An alliance of private liquor stores and the union representing government liquor store workers is making the case that they are best equipped to handle recreational pot sales, but not everyone agrees.

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