Ontario Convenience Stores Association (OCSA) supports Ontario Safety League drug paraphernalia petition
Convenience stores association CEO signs Ontario Safety League petition
TORONTO, Aug. 19, 2013 /CNW/ - The Ontario Convenience Stores Association fully supports the Ontario Safety League petition calling for the end of sales of drug paraphernalia at stores in Ontario.
"The members of the Ontario Convenience Stores Association are responsible community retailers and we do not condone selling drug paraphernalia," said Dave Bryans, CEO, Ontario Convenience Stores Association. "I've signed the Ontario Safety League's petition myself and suggest shoppers vote with their wallets, and avoid retailers who engage in selling these products and support stores that adhere to the highest standards we expect of our members."
The Ontario Convenience Stores Association represents the retailers who make up approximately 7,500 of Ontario's over 10,000 convenience stores.
"The OCSA does not speak for all convenience stores in Ontario, but our members are among the most highly trained and experienced retailers in Ontario. Our stores sell more age-restricted products than any other retailer and do a better job of stopping sales to minors than any other organization," added Bryans. "If the Ontario government were to choose to legislate against the sales of drug paraphernalia, we would be fully in support."
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