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
Beer Store spokesman Jeff Newton said the allegations are "inaccurate, misleading, and not supported by real facts." He dismissed Minhas' claim The Beer Store--retailing 85% of Ontario beer off-sales
and one of two Ontario licenced beer retailers--does not support non-owners.
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.
Don Johnson, the association's director responsible for all members within the 807 telephone area code, explained that "off-sales
" would mean survival for some of the hotel owners in his jurisdiction.
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