This is a well-known address for downtown cannabis enthusiasts and city law enforcement – and it can be home to official cannabis retail outlets.
104 Harbord St., located west of Spadina Ave. and a few blocks away from the University of Toronto, is the address of one of the 13 Toronto area winners from the latest Ontario Alcohol and Gaming Commission (AGCO) retail cannabis lottery shop – picking 43 out of nearly 5,000 registrants hoping to apply for provincial permits to enter the retail cannabis market. legal Ontario that continues to grow.
The address is also home to the CAFE Pharmacy’s closed location – a chain of notorious illegal cannabis shops that have opposed the efforts of the police and the city to close it.
The applicant, who is listed on the AGCO website as 11180673 Canada Inc., has until August 28 to submit an application to become a licensed marijuana retailer.
Last month, the city crew sealed the entrances of four CAFE locations with 2,000 kilograms of concrete blocks as part of an effort to finally close the tough illegal retailers.
The machine arrived at two closed CAFE stores – 932 Bloor St. W. and 104 Harbord St.
While police thwarted an attempt to remove the block at Bloor, employees succeeded in reopening the location of Harbord until the obstacle was replaced overnight by the city crew.
That prompted staff to set up shop on the sidewalk with iPads and debit machines.
The police responded by putting down allegations and confiscating weeds and retail equipment.
Winning the lottery is no guarantee of a successful application.
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