In an effort to support sagging bar receipts at Ontario hotels and taverns, the Ontario Hotel and Motel Association (OHMA) has asked its members to solicit patron support for a petition calling for the "off-sale
" of liquor and beer at these establishments.
SINCE the minimum unit price on alcohol was introduced, I have noticed some off-sales
are charging way over the odds for normal-strength beers.
The market in British wine is now worth pounds 23 million a year, although even when combined with low-alcohol versions it still only accounts for 1.6% of off-sales
YET another off-sales
licence was awarded to a premises in Kensington for the sale of alcohol into the early hours of the morning.
THE SNP's youth wing has failed in a bid to kill off the proposed ban on under-21s buying alcohol from off-sales
The people dismissing measures such as raising the off-sales
age limit to 21 and introducing separate supermarket tills said the smoking ban was a waste of time too.
Councillors introduced the tough rules on off-sales
applications in a bid to tackle alcohol-related illness and crime.
A NATIONALIST plan to bar under-21s from buying drink in off-sales
will be under threat next week.
THOUSANDS of Scots face a booze drought as huge hikes in licence fees force village off-sales
"Estimates suggest that off-sales
rose to a record 40% of overall sales during Euro 2004.