The Vermilion Public Library hosted a ‘Cannabis in our Community’ event with speakers from local retailers, the RCMP, and mental health representatives on January 23.
RCMP Cst. Melanie Michaud, shared the effects of cannabis including altered perceptions of time, distance and speed; difficulty concentrating; short term memory problems; increased heart rate; increased appetite; sedation; and damage to lungs.
“Cannabis must be inaccessible to drivers and occupants. When tran
Photo submitted Approximately 75 people attended the Town of Vermilion’s Public Hearing on December 3, where they discussed the possibility of passing Bylaw #14-2019. Bylaw #14-2019 proposes an amendment to the land use Bylaw #11-2013 regarding micro-cannabis production at the C4 Shopping Centre District.
Mayor Caroline McAuley welcomed everyone and noted that if defeated, they would have to wait one year before it could come back to council. She also noted that they had not
YSS Cannabis retail location opened their doors for business in Vermilion at 4121 - 51 Street on August 8.
Vice President of Operations, Tony Balakas said, “We have product that suits everyone; from people that have never tried it to very high potency, top-shelf oils and flower.”
Currently they offer cannabis in dried flower or pre-rolled joints, as well as cannabis oil in pure CBD oil or capsule form. Their pre-rolled joints come in various pack sizes, and they also carry
Photo submitted Cannabis retailer, ‘YSS by Solo’ or ‘YSS’, will open their first Canadian location in Vermilion, Alberta within the next couple of weeks. In their final stages of construction, YSS is anticipating completion of the Alberta Gaming, Liquor & Cannabis Commission (AGLC) inspection and licencing process within the first week of November.
Lloydminster and Vegreville locations will also be among the first YSS locations in Canada, opening later in November. Aldersho
From left, Neil Harris, Keily Stetson, Carol Coleman, and Justin Thompson at the “Cannabis Let’s Talk Alberta” meeting in Vermilion on April 24. Photo Angela Mouly Two sessions of the “Cannabis Let’s Talk Alberta” meeting were held at the Vermilion Regional Centre on April 24.
Carol Coleman and Keily Stetson shared information and resources, and community members and representatives had the opportunity to openly discuss the new legislation and what they would like to see fo