Legal pot is here. But what do the stores look and feel like? It’s a historic moment. For the first time in 95 years, cannabis is legal in Canada. In New Brunswick, 20 Cannabis NB stores are open to the public. Here’s what they look like.
Inside Cannabis NB stores, no photos or videos are allowed. Posters around the walls remind people they must respect the privacy of others. The stores resemble electronics shops, with minimal designs and white and black walls adorned with plasma screens. Surprisingly, the cannabis aroma is barely perceptible despite the many products on display.
Consumer information on cannabis from the Government of Canada is made available to Cannabis NB customers as a one-page fact sheet. The information includes safety tips — like starting with a small amount, and working your way up — as well as the risks associated with long-term use.
Brian Harriman, president and CEO of Cannabis NB, said in the coming weeks customers…