Smiths Falls Town Council Asked To Amend Bylaw To Allow For Cannabis Research

is being asked to amend its smoking bylaw by one of the town’s biggest employers.

Canopy Growth is asking town council to relax the rules so it can allowing cannabis smoking and vaping at its plant, all in the name of research.

“For over eight years we’ve had a smoking bylaw in town to make sure we protect our public from second hand smoke, to try to discourage smoking in public places overall,” explained Shawn Pankow, mayor of Smiths Falls.

“When that was designed we didn’t really anticipate something down the road (like) a company like Canopy saying, ‘Well, we want to do some medical research.’”

– Read the entire article at Global News.

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