VIDEO: Witset cannabis shop officially opens

From left, Mike Scott, Indigenous Bloom (IB); Ron Mitchell, Lax silyu clan; Katherine Naziel, Lax silyu clan; Robert Louie, Chairman, IB; Millie Gunanoot, Lax silyu clan; Carol McQuaide, IB, cut the ribbon on the First Nation’s new Indigenous Bloom cannabis shop July 3. (Grant Harris photo)
Kyah Development Corp CEO Trevor Morrison addresses the crowd at the grand opening of Witset’s new Indigenous Bloom cannabis shop July 3. (Grant Harris photo)
Grand opening of Witset’s new Indigenous Bloom cannabis shop. (Grant Harris photo)
From left: Dave Dennis, Indigenous Bloom (IB) store manager; Steve Wispinski, IB trainer; Carol McQuaid, IB director of retail operations; Mike Scott, IB trainer; Rob Louis, IB executive chairman; and Geoff Greenway, IB senior vice president of business development. (Grant Harris photo)

A cannabis shop in Witset is officially open for business.

Following a ‘soft opening’ last week, representatives from Witset and the parent company cut the ribbon on the Indigenous Bloom outlet located on Hwy 16 next to the gas bar during a grand opening celebration this afternoon.

Witset joins numerous First Nations across the country that have opted out of the federal and provincial regulatory framework and created their own laws for cultivation, production and distribution of cannabis products.

The store stocks a full range of smokable, edible and topical products and is open seven days a week from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.

READ MORE: Witset writes its own cannabis law

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