Province will control cannabis sales and store locations


By Lethbridge Herald on March 20, 2018.

Mack Andrews, co-founder of the Alberta Cannabis Collective, speaks during a special session of the Southern Alberta Council on Public Affairs Tuesday at the Legion. Herald photo by Ian Martens @IMartensHerald

Dave Mabell
Lethbridge Herald
dmabell@lethbridgeherald.com
Once they’re legal, we won’t see pot stores on every corner.
In Alberta, a Lethbridge audience learned Tuesday, recreational marijuana sales will be controlled by a provincial agency. And cities will regulate where those stores may open.
“The whole world is watching Canada right now,” said Mack Andrews, a Calgary entrepreneur who’s preparing to open a store there later this year. It’s the first developed nation to legalize commercial production and sales.
Enabling legislation is expected to be approved in the Senate on June 7, he told the Southern Alberta Council on Public Affairs, and Canadians can expect to see

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