The privacy of cannabis consumers has been put in danger for a couple of times already, but now some are starting to question the legality of scanning ID cards.
Seeing how there is still a stigma surrounding the consumption of cannabis, some Canadians are still sketched out by employees in weed shops asking to scan their ID cards.
Frankly, I’d be sketched out too.
I’m not saying “cannabis consumers have a right to privacy and stores need to respect that” because it’s not up to stores if they collect the data or not.
The stores are required to check your ID by law, they don’t have a choice in this either. But they don’t have to scan it.
Cannabis lawyer Caryma Sa’d, who is based in Toronto, has recently had one such situation in the first ever recreational cannabis store Hunny Pot.
Invasion of privacy
Mrs. Sa’d went on to say how some customers of the Hunny Pot store were having their licenses scanned without their consent for the purposes of the store.
“I have had some people advise me