Quebec Requires Vax Proof To Buy Weed And Booze

The Montreal Gazette reports:

Requests for appointments to receive a first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine spiked just hours after the Quebec government announced the vaccine passport would be required to access provincial liquor stores and cannabis outlets.

Quebec Health Minister Christian Dubé pointed out the increase on his Twitter account Friday morning. Dubé wrote that while the daily average for first dose appointment requests had been about 1,500, that number soared to 6,000 on Thursday.

While he made no mention of it in his post, the increase coincided with the minister’s announcement on Thursday that, effective Jan. 18, a vaccine passport would be required to shop in person at Société des alcools du Québec (SAQ) stores and Société québécoise du cannabis (SQDC) outlets.

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