‘We’re standing up for cannabis culture,’ says Christopher Mennillo, co-owner of a head shop chain.
In the back room of a head shop in downtown Montreal, there are boxes stuffed with shirts, lighters, board games, and even colouring books. They’ve all been pulled off the shelves because — even though cannabis is now legal for recreational use in Canada — stores in Quebec aren’t allowed to sell anything with words or images associated with marijuana.
Only the government-run Société québécoise du cannabis (SQDC) outlets are allowed to sell cannabis in the province, while private retail shops are allowed to sell pot-smoking accessories.
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