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Second cannabis store in the Sault opens its doors

Cannabis Jacks hosts grand opening at Great Northern Road storefront Friday; four cannabis retail store applications for the Sault in progress
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Cannabis Jacks is now officially open for business as the Sault's second cannabis retail store celebrates its grand opening Friday. 

The storefront is located at 518 Great Northern Road, the former site of Payless Shoe Source. 

Its hours of operation are 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Wednesday, and from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday through Saturday. Sunday hours are 12-5 p.m.

According to the company's website, Cannabis Jacks also has plans to expand to Sudbury and North Bay, in addition to four locations in other parts of Ontario. 

“Eventually Cannabis Jack’s will be in other cities across the province, but our focus is really on the Sault right now,” Cannabis Jacks President Michael Birch told SooToday earlier this summer.

There are currently four cannabis retail applications filed with the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) for Sault Ste. Marie, including:

  • Matchbox Cannabis, 275 Second Line West, Unit 120A (application in progress)
  • Seven Point, 625 Trunk Road (application in progress) 
  • Sessions Cannabis, 216 Second Line West (application in progress)
  • Due North Cannabis, 150 Churchill Blvd., Unit C001 (application in progress)

Each retail store application filed with AGCO is subject to a 15-day public notice period where written submissions are accepted from residents of the municipality in which the proposed store is located.  


James Hopkin

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James Hopkin is a reporter for SooToday based in Sault Ste. Marie
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