BLUFA report by the Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction (CCSA) has concluded there is no safe amount of alcohol, and having more than two drinks per week might risk your health.
This article by Stephanie Dalzell, writing for ABC-Australia, makes the following points:
- This study marks a monumental shift from CCSA’s previous guidelines.
- In 2011, CCSA recommended men should have no more than fifteen drinks per week and women no more than ten drinks.
- The CCSA has also called for health warning labels, including cancer risks, to be placed on alcohol containers.
- CCSA’s recommendations are dramatically different to current Australian guidelines.
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References from the Web:
- JAN 2023 What's behind Canada's drastic new alcohol guidance—BBC
- JAN 2023 Health Canada recommends limiting alcohol to just 2 drinks per week—The Guardian