Poll: how close is too close?

The Central Okanagan Board of Education is renewing calls for municipalities to be more sensitive to the distance between cannabis retail stores and schools.

The board's planning and facilities committee will be asked at a meeting Wednesday night to voice its concern over a recent decision by West Kelowna council to give initial approval to a B.C. government cannabis store in close proximity to George Pringle Elementary.

The government store, if given final approval, would be located in the Westbank Town Centre, just 158 metres from the elementary school.

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