Georgina is lighting up to the idea of local pot shops.
After two years of watching other municipalities, Georgina council unanimously approved opting into the province’s licensed retail cannabis program.
Allowing local pot shops comes with a caveat — an official town policy.
Following in the footsteps of other municipalities, such as Aurora, Bradford-West Gwillimbury and Innisfil, town staff are preparing a cannabis policy statement to allow for more municipal say on pot shop locations in town.
While council unanimously approved opening the town to retail stores, town staff are preparing a cannabis policy statement to allow for more municipal control over cannabis retail locations.