Brampton’s mayor has sent a letter to the federal politicians who helped legalize recreational pot, asking them to weigh in on whether the city should opt-in to the provincial plan and allow stores within its borders.
Brown looks to MPs for thoughts ahead of cannabis retail store vote
Photos by Joel Wittnebel and Mansoor Tanweer

Brown looks to MPs for thoughts ahead of cannabis retail store vote


Brampton’s mayor has sent a letter to the federal politicians who helped legalize recreational pot, asking them to weigh in on whether the city should opt-in to the provincial plan and allow stores within its borders.

City council has been gathering information from the public ahead of a Jan. 21 vote.

If the city wants to opt-out, it has to register that choice with the province by Jan. 22, but most local politicians have yet to publicly declare their position on the highly contentious issue.



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