Tagged Recreational marijuana

Recreational Marijuana Retailers

Provinces need retailers with a large enough footprint to contest illegal stores and become trusted partners in the sale of recreational cannabis, according to Darrell Dexter, VP Global Public Affairs, who spoke at the BC Liquor Conference this week. Dexter says, there is “still considerable concern as politicians take on this new political risk.”

Retailing Recreational Cannabis

Ontario – Ontario recently released its plan for distributing and selling recreational cannabis and has given rights to the Liquor Control Board of Ontario (LCBO), which is a Crown Corporation. This model was based on public consultation according to the Liberal government, with a lot of weight given to an online survey.

Albertans Support Liquor Retailers Selling Recreational Marijuana

Albertans are becoming increasingly open to having recreational marijuana products sold at liquor stores, according to a poll commissioned by the Alberta Liquor Store Association (ALSA). The poll, conducted in February, found that 52% of Albertans believe the government should consider allowing liquor retailers to sell recreational marijuana, provided the products are accessed through a separate entrance.