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Contemporary cannabis store set to open in Temagami

Contemporary cannabis store set to open in Temagami

By Jamie Mountain, Local Journalism Initiative ReporterTemiskaming Speaker

Thu., April 29, 20212 min. read

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TEMAGAMI – A contemporary cannabis store is looking to spark up Temagami’s financial system.

Temagami Cannabis Company, owned and operated by Barry Graham, is set to open for curbside safe-up and online orders on Saturday, Can even just 8, at its 6 Lakeshore Drive build.

It’s a business project that has been in the works for over a year.

“We began the technique over a year ago and it has been an arduous undertaking with meeting all of the calls for of AGCO (Alcohol and Gaming Rate of Ontario) and trying to find a bank for the reason that incredible banks don’t touch cannabis stores,” explained Graham in a phone interview.

Graham explained that the partnership to bustle the cannabis company includes himself and Karen Warzondk.

He mentioned that he felt there was a necessity for a cannabis dispensary in the Temagami dwelling because there was “an awakening with the apparent finish of pure cannabis products,” as adversarial to pharmaceuticals.

“I’ve been using (cannabis) for years. I create my personal CBD oil and it has relieved my sleeplessness, it’s relieved my arthritis, so I felt with its legalization that Temagami being isolated from every other community that there’s certainly a identified seek information from within this community, why no longer create it convenient for them,” he mentioned.


Graham mentioned that the early reception to the contemporary cannabis store has been obvious.

“We’ve had no adversarial feedback whatsoever,” he notorious.

“In reality, of us relieve asking ‘When are you opening? When are you opening? When can we pick?’ from every factual age community. We now contain seniors wanting CBD products as properly has THC products.”

Graham mentioned that his long-timeframe aim for the business is to provide “a distinguished service” within the Temagami community.

“It’s no diversified than a pharmacy or liquor store or comfort store, or grocery store. It’s a distinguished commodity,” he reasoned.

“So we’re here to provide that for the general public.”

Graham mentioned the business would contain an official colossal opening once COVID restrictions ease ample and the general public can gain once again.



“We would nonetheless characteristic below COVID protcol,” he careworn.

“We now contain markers (on the flooring for physical distancing) and easiest two customers at a time in the store.”

Contemporary cannabis store set to open in Temagami