There is certainly disappointing news out of Ontario today, as their federal Government announced its plans for cannabis circulation come federal legalization date, July 1, 2018. The LCBO model has many unfortunate gaps that may just serve to enhance the black colored market, and actually leaves medical clients from the equation.
Ontario announced that cannabis retail will soon be limited to LCBO, with just 40 locations starting for 1, 2018 july. Throughout the press conference, Finance Minister Charles Sousa, admitted that 70 to 80 unlawful dispensaries are presently in procedure in Toronto alone, sufficient reason for a simple 150 retail places by 2020, the supply will never be adequate to provide the almost 14 million populace within their province. Jeff Mooij, President of 420 Clinic, highlights the gaps on Ontario’s plan and praises the Alberta national due to their preparation to date.
We are extremely lucky to stay a province that may do things precisely, providing sufficient storefronts when it comes to general public needs, permitting the market that is free the cost of this product and supplying many job opportunities. […]