Born and raised in Kitchener, Millar moved to Toronto about four months ago to work for Detonate Cannabis, a print and design agency. It does everything from compliant labels for packaging, point-of-purchase displays for retailers and trade show booths.
While it is legal to buy marijuana from the Ontario Cannabis Store and designated retail shops, there are no public gathering places such as cafés where users can smoke, swap recipes and stories about using weed.
“There is no real public outlet for the cannabis community right now,” said Millar. “Now that it is legal we really wanted to go big, we really want to do this as an annual thing.”
Workshops will be held at the festival on making cannabis oil, cannabis butter and cooking with cannabis. Jacqui Childs, a Stoney Creek-based social media influencer, will be at the