Article by Josh Pringle CTV News Ottawa
Shoppers lined up at Ottawa’s cannabis stores to stock up before the stores are ordered to close during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Ontario Government removed cannabis stores from the list of essential businesses allowed to stay open during the COVID-19 pandemic. All non-essential stores must close by 11:59 p.m. on Saturday, April 4.
There were long lines at the Stash & Co. Recreational Cannabis on Bank Street and the Fire & Flower Cannabis store on York Street Friday evening.