(FORT WILLIAM FIRST NATION, ON) – The areas first marijuana shop opened today on Fort William First Nation. There are multiple types of weed to choose from.
”Bubba’s Bud & Smoke Shop” is now open at 686 City Road.
Prices are in the $10 to $20 per gram range and discounts are available for 30 gram purchases.
The store spokesman says that the rules surrounding retail shops are different on First Nations, which allowed them to open.
There are plans to open a drive thru service in the future, to help better serve clientele.
A person in the building expressed concern with the recent influx of fentanyl, southern Ontario gang members and overdose deaths that have been happening in the city and region lately. It is hoped that with the legalization of marijuana that people will put down the hard drugs and smoke a joint instead.
People are welcomed to come try out their marijuana, which is sourced from the kootenays of British Columbia with what they say is only the best product known to man.
The weed in the main photo is of “Purple God”, which is one of their best strains.
Future plans are to start selling burgers, fries and other food items alongside the marijuana.
The location is right before K&A gas bar, at 686 City Road.
UPDATE: This pot shop may be illegal, according to FWFN CEO Ken Ogima. Also, anyone buying weed from this shop may be criminally responsible.
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