"A pediatrician in northern British Columbia wants liquor and beer makers to help pay for the damage caused when pregnant women drink.
Fetal alcohol spectrum disorder, or FASD, refers to a range of disabilities that are seen in people whose mothers drank alcohol while they were pregnant.
'Somebody has to draw a line in the sand and say this is such a health problem, we have to stop it.'
— Dr. Marie Hay
Dr. Marie Hay of Prince George has diagnosed thousands of children harmed by fetal alcohol consumption.
Hay's patient files document thousands of children hurt by exposure to alcohol. She said many now face:
Trouble with the law.
The only way to stem the tide of damage is to stem the flow of alcohol by going after alcohol companies, Hay believes."
Is it time?