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Community consultation for cannabis store in Iqaluit

Press Release

26 April 2022

The Office of the Superintendent of Licensing has received an application to open an Enclosed Cannabis Store in Iqaluit from Higher Experience Inc. The proposed location of the cannabis store is 760 Queen Elizabeth Way and the proposed hours for the store are 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. every day except Tuesdays and statutory holidays.

An Enclosed Cannabis Store is a place where cannabis is sold that is accessible only by adults over the age of 19. There are walls and a door to guard against access from minors. Enclosed Cannabis Stores can use sensory display items (or smell jars) and discuss product information with customers.

Under the Cannabis Act (Nunavut), the Government of Nunavut must consult the community when an application is received. Iqalummiut can send their comments, concerns and views about this cannabis store opening in Iqaluit to [email protected] or call 867-975-6821. The deadline to submit feedback is May 25, 2022.

To learn more about the cannabis retail licensing in Nunavut, please visit the https://gov.nu.ca/finance/information/cannabis-retail.

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Media Contact:

Weichien Chan
Manager, Communications
Department of Finance
867-975-6818
[email protected]

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