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Ontario pot smokers flock to black market a year after legalization

The black market for recreational weed in Ontario is not going anywhere soon. With just two dozen stores scattered throughout the province, along with the government-run and online-only Ontario Cannabis Store, residents seeking a high rely mainly illicit sources of pot a year after the federal government legalized its consumption. “I would argue that 80% is illicit in Ontario,” said…

Ontario Cannabis Store Consulting on Options to Increase Private Sector Participation in Cannabis Delivery

October 15, 2019 – The Ontario Cannabis Store (OCS) is taking steps to engage with federally licensed producers and authorized retail stores on their perspectives in increasing private sector participation in the delivery of recreational cannabis to stores across Ontario. During the month of October, the OCS will conduct both in-person and online consultations with […] READ MORE: https://www.newcannabisventures.com/ontario-cannabis-store-consulting-on-options-to-increase-private-sector-participation-in-cannabis-delivery/

Ontario and Quebec’s cannabis retail ‘nightmare’ threatens industry, experts fear

A year after legalization, the honeymoon is over for Canada’s cannabis industry. Many producers are reporting disappointing earnings; some have seen crop failures; turnover is high in the executive suite; and so far, prices in the legal industry are far higher than in the black market. And the illicit market is hanging in there: Despite promises by advocates that legalizing…

Ontario appellate judge dismisses latest motion to suspend pot shop licensing process

An Ontario appellate judge ruled on Wednesday to dismiss a motion by a group of disqualified cannabis store applicants requesting the province’s retail cannabis licensing process be suspended pending an appeal being heard. “The process that the government has decided on should be permitted to proceed. If the moving parties are ultimately successful, they may have a remedy, at the…

Emerald Health Therapeutics’ Joint Venture Pure Sunfarms Launches Branded Product Line, Introducing Eight Products for the Recreational Market, and Begins Shipping to Ontario Cannabis Store

OTCQX: EMHTF), today announced that its 50%-owned joint venture for large-scale, low-cost, high-quality cannabis production, Pure Sunfarms (PSF), has formally launched its Pure Sunfarms branded products and introduced eight strains of dried cannabis flower for the Canadian recreational market. It has also begun shipping branded dried cannabis products to the Ontario Cannabis Store (“OCS”) for retail sale in Ontario. READ…

New Ontario pot shop licences delayed until judge rules on disqualified applicants

The launch of the next wave of cannabis stores set to open in Ontario this October will be delayed after a provincial judge suspended the province’s regulator from issuing any new pot shop licences for two weeks. Justice David Corbett said he will rule on Sept. 25 whether 11 disqualified cannabis retail lottery winners should resume the application process for…

CannabisNewsBreaks – The Green Organic Dutchman Holdings Ltd. (TSX: TGOD) (OTCQX: TGODF) Accelerate Shipments to Meet Demand for Premium Organic Cannabis Following Ontario Launch

Cannabis-focused research and development company The Green Organic Dutchman Holdings (TSX: TGOD) (OTCQX: TGODF), a leading producer of premium certified organic cannabis, today announced that initial demand has exceeded expectations following its August launch in Ontario, which marked the company’s entrance into Canada’s recreational market. Per the update, TGOD’s Unite Organic, a high-THC signature strain, is performing well online and…

Zenabis to Supply Recreational Cannabis to Ontario Cannabis Stores

VANCOUVER, Sept. 10, 2019 /CNW/ – Zenabis Global Inc. (TSX:ZENA) (“Zenabis” or the “Company“) today announced that it has entered into a Supply Agreement with the Ontario Cannabis Retail Corporation (“OCS”) to supply adult-use recreational cannabis to retailers throughout the province. Zenabis will begin supplying OCS with 21 distinct, adult-use cannabis products under its premium Namaste and Blazery brands, in the third…

MPX International Secures Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) and Quality System Certification for Canveda Manufacturing Facility in Peterborough, Ontario

TORONTO, ONTARIO / ACCESSWIRE / September 3, 2019 / MPX International Corporation (“MPX International”, “MPXI” or the “Company”) (CSE:MPXI; OTC PINK:MPXOF) today announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Canveda Inc. (“Canveda”) has achieved Gold Status in its bQb-cert Good Manufacturing Practice (“GMP”) and Quality System Compliance Audit at its 12,000 square foot facility located in Peterborough, […] READ MORE: https://www.newcannabisventures.com/mpx-international-secures-good-manufacturing-practice-gmp-and-quality-system-certification-for-canveda-manufacturing-facility-in-peterborough-ontario/

The Green Organic Dutchman Holdings Ltd. (TSX: TGOD) (OTCQX: TGODF) Enters Recreational Cannabis Market, Fulfills Shipment to Ontario Cannabis Store

The Green Organic Dutchman is a cannabis-focused research and development company The company recently completed its inaugural shipment to the Ontario Cannabis Store, marking its entry into the recreational cannabis market TGOD continues to explore strategic worldwide opportunities The Green Organic Dutchman Holdings Ltd. (TSX: TGOD) (OTCQX: TGODF) is a leading producer of premium, certified-organic cannabis. Licensed to cultivate medical…

Here’s where the next 42 Ontario cannabis stores could open

Ontario has released results of its second lottery selecting 42 operators hoping to run cannabis shops in the province. The Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) said it received 4,684 applicants in the draw. Unlike the first lottery held earlier this year, which faced criticism for not including a merit component, applications for the second draw were required to…