Save Our Dispensaries!

CANNABIS CULTURE – Vancouver’s new metropolis council is launching a Christmas warfare on dispensaries! CLICK HERE NOW TO TAKE ACTION!

This week the town of Vancouver gained a courtroom case towards 29 native dispensaries. Even although we’re launching an attraction, the town is demanding all of them shut down by December 31!

Local dispensaries are nonetheless wanted! Canada’s authorized hashish system is a great distance from offering affordable entry. There’s solely two authorized outlets in the entire province of BC. There’s additionally continual shortages of authorized hashish, an issue which is predicted to final for a couple of extra years!

Medical hashish sufferers are having a more durable time accessing medicinal-grade hashish now than they have been earlier than October 17. Truly medicinal merchandise like extracts, suppositories and edibles are nonetheless not obtainable in any respect.

Plus, analysis from the US exhibits that native dispensaries produce a big discount in opioid overdoses and deaths. Closing dispensaries in the midst of this lethal opioid disaster is just going to trigger extra demise and distress!

Vancouver’s dispensary bylaws have been written in 2016 by Vision Vancouver. The new metropolis council ought to replace and revise them.

Please name Mayor Kennedy Stewart at 604-873-7621, and ask him to cease Vancouver’s dispensary crackdown!

Dispensary operators that need to proceed serving sufferers are being threatened with a cost of Contempt of Court. Ironically, this is identical cost which Mayor Stewart himself pled responsible to, after protesting the Kinder Morgan pipeline!

Please name Mayor Stewart at the moment, or click on right here to ship him an e mail. Tell the Mayor that dispensaries are indispensable, and ask that Vancouver maintain off on raids and crackdowns, at the very least till the authorized system is extra in place.

Instead of threats and raids, Vancouver City Hall ought to be revisiting their dispensary bylaws, and altering them to extra open and truthful.

Vancouver’s outdated dispensary bylaws have been handed by Vision Vancouver in 2016, when Harper was in energy. These bylaws are very restrictive and are written so that almost all of dispensaries within the metropolis merely can’t comply. Now that the federal legal guidelines have modified, Vancouver’s tight restrictions on hashish retailer places don’t make sense anymore.

For instance, if the town modified the rule that blocks dispensaries from opening with 300 metres of a faculty to a extra affordable 150 metres, the identical as alcohol, this may permit many extra native dispensaries to use for a allow and hold working. Other unfair zoning guidelines, like the town’s complete ban on dispensaries within the Downtown Eastside, also needs to be fastened.

Please name the Mayor, and in addition ship an e-mail by clicking right here. Please be well mannered. We can win this battle and maintain dispensaries open in Vancouver, if all of us work collectively and make our voices heard.

Thank you on your help.

Dana Larsen
Director, Sensible BC

PS: Please publish this message in your social media and e-mail it to your mates. We have to unfold the phrase and get everybody concerned!

PPS: You also can name Councillor Adriane Carr, Vancouver Green Leader, at 604-873-7245, and name NPA Councillor Lisa Dominato at 604-873-7248. Click right here to e mail all metropolis councillors.



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