Article by Vincent Ball, Brantford Expositor
Brant County should “opt-in” and allow private retail cannabis stores to open within its boundaries, says Mayor David Bailey.
“I’m all for it,” Bailey said in an interview Friday.
He said he is in favour of a proposal brought to councillors last week by Emblem, a Paris-based manufacturer of medicinal and recreational cannabis. The company would like to open a retail outlet, with an educational component, at its Scott Avenue manufacturing plant when retail cannabis outlets become legal on April 1, 2019.,
“Emblem has a spotless reputation and the proposal they brought to us was stellar,” said Bailey.
Municipalities in Ontario have until Jan. 22 to decide whether they will allow cannabis stores.