Ontario could see up to 1000 private pot shops after cannabis legalization
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While introducing legislation to create a regulatory regime for cannabis sales, the government said it expected a flood of applications from those looking to run the private stores that will open next April and noted that they would be vetted canada goose outlet mississauga very carefully by the province’s Alcohol and Gaming Commission.
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„We want to make sure that the market is not dominated by one or two parties,“ Mulroney said. „If municipalities and local residents feel that the concentration is too high or there are issues related to the store location or the particular applicant, they have an opportunity at that time to speak directly to that.“
The Progressive Conservative plan for pot is a stark change from the Liberals’ rules.
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