Despite Issues, Lottery for Most Cannabis Stores Remains in Place – LPC The Government of Ontario announced it will give out licences for 50 cannabis stores to open as early as October 2019. The Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) will hold a lottery on August 20. That includes licences in the north of…

Yukon Remains the Highest in Per Capita Cannabis Sales – LPC Statistics Canada revealed that cannabis sales in Ontario more than doubled in April 2019 with the opening of bricks-and-mortar stores. In previous months, legal cannabis sales through the Ontario Cannabis Store (OCS) ranged between $7 million and $8 million per month. That jumped to…

  Cannabis Retail Stores Penalized an Additional $25,000 for Not Opening by April 30 – LPC Seven Ontario cannabis retail stores penalized for not opening by April 30 will forfeit an additional $25,000. That brings the total for all seven to $50,000 in fines – the full amount provided to the Alcohol and Gaming Commission…

Residents in Alberta and Ontario Can Get Pharmacy Support Through Medical Cannabis Consults – LPC Shoppers Drug Mart provides medical cannabis consults for residents of Ontario and now Alberta. Jeff Leger, President, Shoppers Drug Mart, said that it is a “leap forward” for patients who want professional advice to ensure the drug is right for them.…

Fines of $25,000 If Cannabis Retail Licence Store Not Open by April 30 – LPC The Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) announced the first three cannabis retail licences issued in Ontario on Thursday. The Hunny Pot Cannabis Co. in Toronto, The Niagara Herbalist in St. Catharines, and Central Cannabis in London are all…