The Countdown Begins: Final Days for More than 100 Vancouver Pot Shops

As the April 29 deadline draws nearer for more than 100 unlicensed pot shops to close in Vancouver, at least one dispensary operator has made it clear he’s not going down without a fight.

“Of course we won’t close—I won’t close,” said pot activist and Medicinal Cannabis Dispensary owner Dana Larsen. “They’re going to have to drag me out of there kicking and screaming to get us to close.”

Larsen is one of many in the industry unhappy with city councillor Kerry Jang’s comments Sunday confirming only about a dozen shops out of 176 that applied for business licenses will be allowed to operate after April 29. Even businesses that have appealed will need to close their doors, Jang said.

– Read the entire article at Vice News.