Licence Appeals Begin for Vancouver Marijuana Dispensaries

Board of variance expected to hear from 62 shop owners who were denied licences.

Vancouver marijuana shops not offered business licences will appeal the city’s decision in front of the board of variance beginning Wednesday.

In June 2015 Vancouver city council voted to regulate and license medical marijuana retailers, making it the first city in Canada to do so. But by late October, only six per cent of those who applied were successful.

Chuck Varabioff is the owner of the B.C. Pain Society on Commercial Drive, which had its licence application denied last year.

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