After a long night and a short debate, Kingston city council gave the green light to allow cannabis retailers to open up shop in the city.

The potential for these budding businesses has been in some cases contentious, with several municipalities in the Greater Toronto Area voting to opt-out of having pot shops within their boundaries.

In Kingston’s case, a survey of citizens showed council there was overwhelming support for the retail locations to come to the city.

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