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Tuesday, May 17, 2022
Mugglehead Magazine
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Kiaro celebrates its new Commercial Drive store this BC Day

The white-walled, wood-accented weed retail chain has opened another location in Vancouver

Kiaro celebrates its new Commercial Drive store this BC Day - exterior

This British Columbia Day holiday — on Monday, Aug. 3 — retailer Kiaro is inviting the public to check out its newest location.

Starting at 11 a.m., Kiaro will be celebrating the grand opening of the store, just off Commercial Drive at 1666 Gravely St. in Vancouver.

Choosing the provincial day-off is a nod to the roots of the company, Kiaro said in a statement, which is headquartered in Vancouver. The event will feature activities during the day including mural painting by local artist Christina Hryc a.k.a. ceeboots, an outdoor cannabis Q&A booth, giveaways and collaboration with other businesses on The Drive.

CEO Daniel Petrov says his company wanted to strike a balance between celebrating the opening of a local business, providing a vibrant community event and protecting customers.

“Every time we enter a new community, we aim to find ways to complement what already exists — rather than impose ourselves — by taking context from the history, people and businesses that inform the local culture,” he said in the statement. “As a B.C.-based business, it’s a privilege to be invited into Commercial Drive and we couldn’t be more proud to be joining such a vibrant and historic Vancouver neighbourhood.”

Kiaro joins Kushklub, the other recreational cannabis store in the area.

With a total of six locations — four in B.C. and two in Saskatchewan — Kiaro says it offers “a welcoming, educational and elevated cannabis shopping experience for the seasoned connoisseur and cannabis-curious alike.”

Kiaro opened its Port Moody store in March at the height of concerns around the Covid-19 pandemic.

Read more: What it’s like to open a weed store in the middle of a pandemic

Top image of its La Ronge store in Saskatchewan via Kiaro


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