‘Newfoundlanders Got Screwed Here’: Clarenville Businessman Blasts Cannabis Plan

Paul Newman says mainland corporations will benefit over locals in N.L.’s cannabis industry.

One disgruntled businessman in Clarenville is upset his application to be a licensed cannabis retailer was denied — and says the province is handing a lucrative industry to mainland corporations.

“Basically Newfoundlanders got screwed here. This went, all this billion-dollar industry is going to go outside of Newfoundland now,” says Newfoundland Puffin Co. owner Paul Newman.

“And it should have been kept here in the province.”

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