Williston punts on retail pot - Williston Observer

The Town of Williston won’t be voting on whether to allow retail pot sales. Selectmen aren’t buying the Big Pot sales pitch that cannabis stores will replace the big box retail stores on which Williston relies for revenue.

“Fair said the Taft Corners area is an ideal spot for retail cannabis. Sales would bolster the town’s local sales tax revenue at a time when the large retail chains that populate the area face a challenging future, he argued. “Big box retail is on its way out,” Fair said. “Everybody knows that … How much longer is Bed Bath and Beyond going to be able to last?”"


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  • David Flemming
    published this page in The News 2021-01-19 16:33:55 -0500