Tougher laws come into effect for abuses of buying and selling. It becomes a major offence to sell liquor to an intoxicated person or anyone under 18, or to buy liquor if under 18.
Vendors have more price and product options. They can now sell imported beer, as well as domestic. They are no longer required to carry beer from each brewery in the province, and can charge different prices for different domestic beers. They can also conduct beer sampling.