PBS NewsHour

Alcohol research shows drinking small amounts can be harmful

Clip: 01/26/2023 | 7m 4s | Video has closed captioning.

Canadian health authorities had previously said that a low risk amount of alcohol was about ten drinks per week. Now a panel of advisors to the government, citing some of this research on alcohol’s impacts, suggested lowering that to two drinks per week. Dr. Tim Naimi of the University of Victoria’s Canadian Institute for Substance Use Research joined William Brangham to discuss the analysis.

Aired: 01/26/23

Rating: NR

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