Liquor law reform debates are continuing both in BC and south of the border.
BC: In BC, an industry led "call to arms" is raging on the Scout Magazine website following the publication of a perceptive open letter to the BCLDB by Vancouver sommelier, Jake Skakun, who argues that the current liquor distribution system is in desperate need of reform: To Whom It May Concern at the BC Liquor Distribution Branch. The debate also continues in the mainstream press over the BC government's changes to provincial drunk driving laws: How Much is Too Much? (Globe & Mail).
USA: Tom Wark's Fermentation Blog has an excellent summary of the Top Legal and Political Wine Stories of 2010.