Cannabis stores in Vancouver are not supposed to be within 300 metres of schools.
In the case of one retailer wanting to open a shop downtown, it is suggesting a way around that rule.
Canadian Cannabis Media Corp. says it has a partnership with a private school near its proposed store at 86 Smithe Street.
According to the business, the partnership will deliver arts and science programs during after school hours.
CCMC has filed a development application with the City of Vancouver, and part of that submission is an operational letter.
In that letter, the company noted that the 86 Smithe Street location is within 250 metres of The Westside School, a private institution.
According to CCMC, the school offers kindergarten to Grade 3 instruction.
In its letter, the company said that it has met with school leaders to “join…