No more pot shops – for now, council says

Don’t expect a medical marijuana dispensary to open in your neighbourhood soon.

  • Nov. 29, 2016 4:00 p.m.

Don’t expect a medical marijuana dispensary to open in your neighbourhood soon.

District of Sooke council approved a moratorium on business licences for marijuana-related dispensaries, effective immediately.

The decision was made in a closed-door meeting on Nov. 14.

Sooke has three pot dispensaries operating in the municipality.

The federal Liberals are expected to legalize marijuana next spring.

 

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