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Here's why the Supreme Court won't let beer cross provincial lines

The Supreme Court has upheld the law in a high-profile beer case that got a New Brunswick man fined for bringing home beer from Quebec. The court said New Brunswick had a right to regulate consumption of alcohol within its borders. The case revolved around a section of the constitution that forbids imposition of tariffs within Canada. A trial judge had earlier decided that the fine on the man violated the constitution. But the Supreme Court said the constitution is flexible and allows space for provincial autonomy. It also defended the premise of New Brunswick's alcohol regulation Supreme Court of Canada Supreme Court of Canada.

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