Creston NewsNewsRegional NewsCannabis questionnaire results SHARE ON: Lisa Berg, contributor, Monday, Sep. 10th, 2018The Recreational Cannabis Legalization Community Questionnaire that was distributed in March provided much needed insight for the Town of Creston.A majority of those who completed the survey were for cannabis legalization, however 29% disagree with the legislation. 62% of residents who completed the questionnaire at least somewhat agree that legitimate cannabis business will be positive for the local economy, with 37% strongly a five block minimum distance.agreeing.The top areas for legal cannabis stores fall within the CV mall area, downtown and North West Boulevard. 27% believe no limit is necessary for the maximum number of stores, however 63% prefer roughly two stores with the average preference of stores rounded up.58% of residents agree that store hours should mirror those of liquor store between 11:00 AM and 9:00 PM. 25% would rather see shorter opening hours.A majority of questionnaire participants prefer that the stores be located a five block minimum distance from schools, parks, day cares and community facilities.78% believe cannabis smoking and vaping ought to be banned in all public places and 70% believe the same for age restricted lounges and cafes.When it comes to property owners growing their own plants, opinions seem to be more divided. 30% prefer inside only, whereas 36% are okay with plants being grown anywhere on the owner’s property. 24% would rather have plants set back from property line.