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An open smile on a friendly shore: a love story

Disclaimer: This sponsored content was written and posted in paid-partnership with Cannabission Cannabis Ltd.


This is the tale of two lovers who cruised from the sands of Great Abaco Island in the Bahamas to claim their land with the perfect marriage on the shores of Okanagan Lake.

To set the stage, let's take a trip down memory lane by watching the intro to the 1970’s American TV classic, “The Love Boat.”

It was on this original Love Boat that Steven and Shauna Jones’ love story began.

<who>Photo Credit: Steven Jones</who> Left: Steven and Shauna on their first date. Right: Steven and Shauna boarding the Love Boat.

Both working to provide the highest level of service for their clients aboard the already famous cruise ship in the 1990’s, the Englishman and the Canadian fell for one another while sailing the magical blue waters that surround the Abaco Islands.

Clean, friendly and full of life, Abaco holds a special place in Steven and Shauna’s hearts.

<who>Photo Credit: Steven Jones</who> A cruise ship anchored at Abaco Island

Longing for the life full of possibilities back home in Canada, but not willing to give up beautiful beaches all together, the enamored couple set their sights on the gem of this country: Kelowna, BC, where they set anchor in 2005.

With the new beginning came the opportunity to start something of their own, a dream of Steven’s since he was a young lad. It wasn’t long before the flag was planted in the sand and Abaco Health Foods claimed its land in the Lower Mission.

Welcomed with open arms by the locals of the land, the health food store combined the Jones’ roots in the Bahamas with their expertise in Nutritional Medicine to provide us all with a little piece of paradise.

For years, locals would visit asking for CBD products to help them with pain or sleeping, but Abaco Health Foods was not the place.

With the legalization of cannabis pending and the space next door vacant, the Jones’ saw an opportunity for the perfect marriage.

<who>Photo Credit: Steven Jones</who> Shauna outside Abaco Health Foods next door to Steven outside CannabissionOn July 3rd, 2020, locals of the Mission area rejoiced at last as the first cannabis store south of Springfield Rd opened its doors under the name Cannabission.

Gone were the days of travelling far and wide to gather their cannabis products and on were the familiar smiles of the Jones’ to serve them.

Like the Love Boat, Cannabission promises something for everyone—everyone 19+ that is. Home to more than 100 different strains of flower and outstanding customer service, locals can trust the educated sailors at Cannabission to steer them in the right direction.

<who>Photo Credit: Cannabission Cannabis Ltd</who>

Curious to see exactly what Cannabission has to offer? The live inventory menu allows you to see what is available in-store at any time. If you find what you’re looking for, you can even add it to your cart to reserve your products in store where they will be ready for pick-up.

When on a mission to claim your own piece of Okanagan sand, stop into Cannabission on your way to the lake to pick up one of the ice cold THC infused beverages which have been extremely popular throughout this summer season.

<who>Photo Credit: Cannabission Cannabis Ltd</who>

For all the cannabis products to best suit your needs in a clean and friendly atmosphere, or for more information on the only cannabis store in the Lower Mission area, click here.


Cannabission Cannabis Ltd. is the first recreational cannabis store in the Lower Mission area of Kelowna. Opened on July 3rd of 2020 to provide quality cannabis products with outstanding customer service, Cannabission offers a broad array of options to best suit the needs of each customer.

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