Newspaper article The Canadian Press

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Newspaper article The Canadian Press

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CAMPBELLTON. N.B. x-20s. The Supreme Court of Canada has affirmed the constitutionality of a New Brunswick law that ensnared a man who brought home beer and liquor from neighbouring Quebec. The decision today effectively preserves the current trade regime, saying provinces have the power to enact laws that restrict commerce if there is another overriding purpose -- in this case, the desire to control the supply of alcohol within New Brunswick. Gerard Comeau of Tracadie was fined in 2012 after buying 14 cases of beer and three bottles of liquor in Quebec. Comeau says he's not surprised by the court decision.

("...personal liberties.") (SOURCE:The Canadian Press)

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TAG: Comeau says he'll obey the law, and stop buying beer in Quebec.

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