Government officials in Québec are planning to refuse cannabis and alcohol sales to the unvaccinated in the province.

As the omicron coronavirus variant rages across Canada, the Coalition Avenir Québec (CAQ) government has yet again resorted to controversial aggressive measures in the hope of clamping down on the spread of the virus.

In addition to reinstating the nightly curfew that kept Quebeckers home after 8 pm (9:30 pm in some regions) for nearly five months last winter, CAQ Health Minister Christian Dubé announced last week that Québec’s vaccine passport system would now be extended to provincial cannabis and alcohol stores. 

The Health Minister hopes this provision will incentivize the unvaccinated to get their first dose.

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