January 20, 2023

"The co-founder of a non-alcoholic beverage company on Prince Edward Island says he's been seeing a growing interest in people wanting to reduce how much they drink, and it's a trend he expects to continue.

New drinking guidelines by the Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction (CCSA) were released Tuesday which say even three to six drinks a week increases the risk of developing certain cancers. The guidelines recommend no more than two drinks a week.

Mitch Cobb, CEO of Upstreet Craft Brewing in Charlottetown, said he isn't surprised by these recommendations.

"I think we've known for a long time that alcohol isn't good for us, it isn't good for our health," he said,"

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Source: CBC News, Safiyah Marhnouj