Banff Cannabis Store Bust Highlights ‘Blowback’ Against Recreational Pot Sales in Alberta, Advocate says

On Tuesday, RCMP in Banff shut down a newly-opened weed shop.

The recent crackdown on a cannabis store in Banff highlights the “blowback” from the public in “conservative Alberta” — despite more lenient police treatment in other parts of the country, according to a local pot advocate.

RCMP in Banff shut down the Canna Clinic in Bear Street Mall on Tuesday, less than a month after it opened, and arrested nine employees.

The store had a licence to sell pot paraphernalia, but according to nearby residents, it was also displaying and selling recreational marijuana.

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