Head Shops Left Behind by Cannabis Legalization Worry for Their Future
Fred Pattison’s head shop on Calgary’s 17 Ave. S.E. is stacked to the ceiling with pipes and bongs.
The clean, spacious store has blue-trimmed white walls and a kitschy mural of the city with a Canadian flag behind one of the display cases.
It could be a cannabis lover’s dream, except for one problem: He’s not allowed to sell cannabis.
“With every second customer, it’s a walkout, because we don’t have cannabis,” he said.
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