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May. 22, 2022 | Sunday
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Letter: Restricting cannabis growing makes no sense
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Dear editor:

I am writing in regarding plans to extend the Niagara-on-the-Lake interim control bylaw for cannabis for another year.

Marijuana is grown for medicinal and recreational use.

Grapes in Niagara-on-the-Lake are grown primarily for making wine, which is for recreational use.

Both are considered agriculture.

My point is: wine is not a food product that is produced for recreational use, same as marijuana. But marijuana is also medicinal.

Why, then, should the town force marijuana to be grown only in an industrial area?

This does not make sense.

Leo Visser

Hillside Greenhouses