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Billy Hillier a.k.a. Top Shelf

Billy Hillier, a.k.a. “Top Shelf,” both for his obsession with AAAA flower and for being the only person on the team that can reach the top shelves in the locker room, shares his passion for collecting cannabis genetics. Aside from having the best title at Carmel, Billy moonlights as their in-house copywriter #phenofridays, Director of […]
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It's been some canna' life: A Cannabiography by Nathan Turner

I’ll try not to show the amber in my trichomes but it was the first day of school well before my mother stopped making my lunch. My best friend Ken showed up at my house that morning to make the short trek to school together like we had done for a few years now. On […]
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Caledonia's first cannabis shop set to open Nov. 21

Tara Lindemann The Sachem Friday, November 6, 2020 It’s no longer a niche market, but Lolly is set to become Caledonia’s first cannabis shop — and it’s a family affair. Co-founders Danielle Braemer and her uncle, Dan Marazzato were originally set to go once the building inspection was approved earlier this summer, only to be informed they […]
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Women-Owned Retailers on the Importance of an Inclusive Cannabis Culture Women who own authorized cannabis retail stores share their unique approach to business and what it’s like to seek gender parity in an emerging industry. From investors to store founders, the cannabis industry has long been a male-dominated space. This month, we’re highlighting eight women who own licensed stores and offer fresh perspectives on […]
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Pickering's first cannabis shop aims to be like LCBO Vintages section

At least two more cannabis stores set to open in Pickering in June Jillian Follert, Pickering News Advertiser Pickering ON — Tuesday, June 15, 2021. Pickering’s first cannabis retail store is open — and several more are following close behind. Lolly Cannabis opened June 4 at 715 Krosno Blvd. and the owners say their business isn’t your average […]
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