‘I’m just pumped to get it now and I want to go home and try out some supply’.

The sidewalk was lined with customers Wednesday as Fort McMurray residents waited for the region’s first cannabis store to open.

Plantlife Cannabis officially opened at 4 p.m. after months of waiting.

The store has been sitting empty since November when a moratorium on new retail locations from Alberta Gaming, Liquor and Cannabis left Plantlife without a licence — until earlier this month.

“Two weeks ago, they [AGLC] released another five licences. We were lucky enough to be one of the first five out of the gate,” said Ian Scott, operations manager for the store.

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