Laval cannabis lovers, rejoice! A new Société québécoise du cannabis (SQDC) location is set to open in Laval this spring — which means residents of Laval and the surrounding areas will finally be able to pick up cannabis locally in the coming months. \nThis is Laval's first SQDC branch. It will be located in the Sainte-Dorothée district.\nEditor's Choice: Quebec Costcos Sell These Beloved Colour-Changing Cups For Less Than Starbucks\n\n\n\nEarly Spring 2021\n\n\nExpected opening date of the SQDC's new Laval location\n\n\nVanessa Roland, a spokesperson for the SQDC, told MTL Blog the opening of the SQDC's new location will create 15 jobs in Laval.\nAs required by Quebec law, Roland said the shop will not be in a zone with schools nearby.\nShe said the Laval location will have the same COVID-19 public health measures in place as SQDC stores across the province, including mandatory face coverings, increased cleaning and reduced product handling. \nBetween four and seven customers are currently allowed in SQDC stores at one time.\nAs another sanitary measure, SQDC employees verify customers' identification cards by visual means only.\nAll of Quebec's SQDC stores are similar, said Roland, noting they carry the same products and have similar layouts and dimensions.\n"The Laval store is no exception," she said. \nMore information will be available in the coming weeks.\n\n\nNarcity does not condone the overconsumption of alcohol or other legal substances. If you are going to drink alcohol or consume cannabis, please do so responsibly and only if you’re of legal age.\nThis article's cover photo was used for illustrative purposes only.