Canada: Big Alcohol Derailed Planned Alcohol Tax Increase While New Report Details High Alcohol Harm and Economic Costs

Posted on April 03, 2023 in AB InBev, AB InBev, Political interference, Canada, Canada

Big Alcohol managed to pressure the Canadian government into giving up on a much needed alcohol tax increase.
The federal alcohol duty was set to increase by 6% but bowing down to alcohol industry pressure the government decided to cap it at 2%. This decision is controversial given widespread, heavy alcohol harm that hurts people, families and Canada’s economy.

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