Province Moves Closer to Alberta’s Example, But Not All Are Happy – LPC The Saskatchewan government announced it will move to an open market cannabis model in 2020. The shift is to help eliminate black market cannabis. Saskatchewan previously had a lottery system similar to Ontario’s cannabis licence lottery. There were further limitations including a limit…

Ontario Cannabis Policy Council New Lobby Group Launching Today – LPC The Ontario Cannabis Policy Council, a new lobby group launched today, called for more retail stores to curb illegal sales. “There are already good regulations in place surrounding retail cannabis,” said Daniel Safayeni, Ontario Cannabis Policy Council co-chair. “If you have a robust private…

  Supply Chain Issues Causing Some Issues, Experts Say The so-called cannabis shortage may not be anything more than supply chain issues, recent figures suggest. December sales figures show that 7,252 kilograms of legal cannabis (dried) were sold along with 7,127 litres of cannabis oil. Those figures are for the recreational and medical markets combined. Surprisingly,…

Too Many? Too Few? More Problems? Everyone Has an Opinion… The Ontario government announced that only 25 retail outlets will be open for business on April 1, 2019. That’s fewer than the Liberals had planned for opening on October 17, 2018, and much fewer than the 1,000 stores the PC initially predicted. However, the Doug…