Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction
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ARCHIVED: Women and Alcohol (LRDG Summary)

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Provides information on the risks and harms of alcohol consumption for women. In the context of the Low-Risk Alcohol Drinking Guidelines, the report notes that women are more vulnerable to the effects of alcohol and that it is safest not to consume alcohol when pregnant.

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