February 22, 2019 8:50 am
Updated: February 22, 2019 8:55 am

Second application for private pot shop in London filed with AGCO

Province-wide, 25 brick-and-mortar cannabis stores are allowed to open as of April 1.

Graema Roy / The Canadian Press

A second application for a private pot shop in London has been filed with the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario.

A filing on the agency’s website shows the application comes cannabis producer Tweed Inc.

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Word broke Thursday that cannabis company Canopy Growth and Quebec convenience store giant Couche-Tard were teaming up to support the location at 1025 Wellington Rd — that’s the same plaza that’s home to Chapters and David’s Bridal.

Londoners have until March 7 to file objections or a submission about the application through the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario.

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Last week, the first application for a recreational marijuana store in London was filed by Christopher Comrie, who hopes to open up a store in a commercial plaza at Wonderland Road and Oxford Street.

The store would be called Central Cannabis and the application with the province’s pot shop is for 666 Wonderland Rd.

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The government is only allowing seven pot shops for a large swath of western Ontario that stretches from Windsor to Hamilton and the Niagara Peninsula.

Province-wide, 25 brick-and-mortar stores are allowed to open as of April 1.

— With files from The Canadian Press.

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