Cannabis Stores in Ontario No Longer Deemed Essential, Will Close This Weekend

Cannabis stores across Ontario will have to close as of Saturday night after the provincial government removed them from their list of essential businesses. Many non-essential businesses in the province have been closed under government order since March 24, but cannabis and liquor stores have remained open. At the time the initial list of what would remain open and what would have to close during the COVID-19 pandemic, Ontario Premier Doug Ford said mental health…