Article by Kate Robertson, Growth Op
Approximately 4,000 times these past two weeks, I’ve thanked my lucky stars cannabis was legalized before the COVID-19 pandemic swept the globe and sent us all cowering in our bong dens.
While it’s natural to want to hunker down with your creature comforts, we should all be mindful of a few things: For one, sharing joints and bong hits are officially not happening until long after this virus is contained. Second, be aware of the risks associated with vaping and combusting cannabis, especially if you are immunocompromised. If you decide to stock up in person, be mindful of other customers and retail workers — keep your distance. And lastly, Canada Post is warning that they will not be accepting signatures at your door — you may have to pick up your package from a post office if you select this delivery method.
Here is a regional breakdown of your options for buying cannabis across the country.
We’re still waiting to find out if B.C. cannabis stores will be deemed essential by the province and stay open through the lockdown, but until then, you can: