Hamilton Rally Supports Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

Medical marijuana dispensary owners, employees and patients gathered outside city hall Wednesday morning in protest of the city’s crackdown against the businesses and to call for regulation.

The rally was organized in response to “cease and desist” letters sent out by the city to 17 medical marijuana dispensaries last week.

The letters cited zoning infractions and come with a warning of fines up to $50,000, plus up to $25,000 per day after conviction.

“We’re looking for dispensary regulation,” Britney Guerra, owner of Cannabis Culture on King Street East, said while waving a giant Canadian flag with a marijuana leaf in the centre, cars driving past honking on Main Street East.

– Read the entire article at The Hamilton Spectator.