A sign at The Original FARM location in downtown Victoria tells customers that the store has received provincial approval and will reopen soon.

A sign at The Original FARM location in downtown Victoria tells customers that the store has received provincial approval and will reopen soon.

Legal recreational cannabis sales are one step closer in the City of Victoria.

The Original FARM dispensary said Wednesday the company has now received provincial approval to sell recreational cannabis at its locations in downtown Victoria (1402 Douglas St) and opposite the Hillside mall (3055A Scott St.)

The Original FARM is now awaiting final municipal approval before it reopens.

According to the B.C. government, there are 14 private cannabis retailers in the province as of March 7. There is only one BC Cannabis Store open.

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