November 18, 2018

DAVIE VILLAGE POST Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada LGBTQ2+ Hub

Adult video store owner calls B.C. censor fees a ‘cash grab’

Photo Credit To Gerry Kahrmann

One of B.C.’s few remaining video store owners had thousands of DVDs confiscated in raids last week because they had not been vetted by the Consumer Protection B.C.

Tony Perry, who runs Fantasy Factory, an adult video store chain, said he stopped sending his DVDs to the censors last year because he can no longer afford the $300 charged to review each title.

Read more here: http://vancouversun.com/news/local-news/store-owner-challenges-b-c-to-charge-him-over-sales-of-unreviewed-adult-videos

Source: Vancouver Sun

Writer: Kim Pemberton

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Rick has lived in Vancouver since 1991 - first off Commercial Drive and now in Renfrew Heights - with his husband of 34 years, Dan. He has a background in travel, an interest in LGBT history, and a fondness for all that is geek. As co-publisher of Davie Village Post, he looks for stories and news which are relevant to LGBT Vancouver, and invites you to submit your items and ideas.

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