Article by CBC News
The deadline is looming for Ontario municipalities to decide whether they want to opt in or opt out of retail cannabis stores.
Currently, the only place people can purchase recreational marijuana legally is online through the Ontario Cannabis Store.
Private retail will be legal starting April 1, 2019. Municipalities have until Jan. 22 to opt out, but can subsequently opt back in at any time.
In an effort to gauge the level of interest of people in Sudbury, the city offered residents a chance to voice their concerns through an online survey.
Kevin Fowke, the general manager of corporate services with the city, said the poll brought in the largest response they’ve ever had on-line.