B.C. Reviews Laws Governing Liquor

Published in Orchard and Vine Magazine on: December 4, 2013

Laws are like a mirror that reflect the society they govern. When laws become outdated, they are no longer respected and become difficult to enforce. Laws that impact the public safety and health of citizens should stay up-to-date, which includes liquor laws that should be amended to reflect current trends in the social sector. However, as is the case with our liquor laws, needed changes are sometimes slow to occur and interested parties must lobby government to make them happen. We are now starting to see the benefits of such efforts to make changes to our liquor laws.