Hamilton Pot Shop Owners ‘Shell-Shocked’ by Ontario’s LCBO Plan

“We have created this entire industry and now the government is going to take it over”

The Ontario government’s move to distribute and sell marijuana in LCBO-type stores when it becomes legal — and to shut down illegal pot shops — has stunned Hamilton’s pot shop owners, says Conrad Floyd, of the Hamilton Village Dispensary collective.

“Hamilton has 30 shops … We have created this entire industry and now the government is going to take it over,” he said.

“Everybody is just kind of shell-shocked.”

– Read the entire article at The Hamilton Spectator.