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Booze in grocery stores next winter

British Columbians will be able to buy booze in grocery stores next winter.

Attorney General Suzanne Anton says the change will ensure convenience and choice for consumers while promoting BC products.

But she says liquor won't be available in every grocery store because only a limited number of licences will be permitted.

Convenience stores will not be allowed to sell alcohol.

Changes to happy hours mean drinks can be sold at lower prices at certain hours, and Anton says she is open to make that amendment this summer.

The sale of beer, wine and spirits at farmers' markets will also be allowed this year.

The Canadian Press

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