Vape devices can be expensive.
The Pax 3 — Bluetooth enabled with over 60 temperature settings and a vibration notification when it’s up to temperature — will cost somewhere north of $300.
So it’s not surprising that when someone walks into a store in the Culture Rising head shop chain in Brampton and Mississauga, Ont., thinking of buying one, they want to look them over first.
The problem is that’s not allowed.
Local health inspectors from Peel Region have made it clear that customers are only allowed to see a vape device after they’ve gotten out their wallet and paid for it.
As you would expect, this doesn’t make them any easier to sell.
“It killed my sales by about 30 per