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IFNS Response to Alcohol Home Delivery Services (CBC Article)

A health impact assessment is a phenomenal proactive approach that can be taken to investigate the potential health impacts and effects a service can have in a community. Nova Scotia is challenged by a culture of heavy drinking. It is not that we drink, it is how we drink. Increased and easier access to alcohol impacts how we drink. Injury Free Nova Scotia strongly recommends that a health impact assessment is completed on the impacts of alcohol home delivery in Nova Scotia, prior to the service launch.


Please read more about our stance here: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/nova-scotia/nslc-home-delivery-injury-free-nova-scotia-calls-for-health-impact-assessment-1.6044179



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