In Nova Scotia, Prepare to Drive a Long Way for Your Pot

‘The distribution model is extraordinarily limited,’ says cannabis lobbyist and former premier Darrell Dexter.

If you live in Liverpool on Nova Scotia’s South Shore and want to buy cannabis at a store once it is legalized this summer, your best bet will be a three-hour round trip to either Halifax or Yarmouth.

You should also figure on a long drive if you live in Port Hawkesbury, Chéticamp, Kentville, Parrsboro and plenty of other communities with Nova Scotia Liquor Corp. outlets that won’t be stocked with pot.

Many Nova Scotians, in fact, will find that buying cannabis in person is far more time consuming than what their counterparts will experience in the other Maritime provinces.

– Read the entire article at CBC News.