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In Vancouver, you need a licence to sell street shawarma. But weed? That’s easy

In Vancouver, you need a licence to sell street shawarma. But weed? That’s easy
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The growing number of unlicensed cannabis vendors plying their trade along a section of Robson Street in downtown Vancouver is raising concerns. Aaron McArthur reports on why it s allowed, and what, if anything, the city plans to do about it.

You need a licence to sell just about anything on the streets of Vancouver.

Shawarma or hot dogs, for instance.

But the City of Vancouver and the police appear to have adopted a lax attitude about an open market for marijuana that’s cropped up on Robson Street downtown.
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