B.C. Liquor Stores now limiting purchases as strike hits shipments

Customers at B.C. Liquor Stores will only be able to buy a certain amount of the same item as of Friday, as the government limits sales because of an ongoing strike at distribution centres.

A statement from the Liquor Distribution Branch (LDB) said customers will be able to buy no more than three of any individual item each day, based on barcode. For example, someone could buy three bottles one wine and three bottles of another, but not six of the same.

The restriction applies to all products, except beer.

The new rule affects individual customers as well as businesses like restaurants, pubs and bars.

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