Tag: Ontario

Details on Ontario’s New Private Cannabis Retail Lottery

Details on Ontario’s New Private Cannabis Retail Lottery By Whitney Abrams | December 14, 2018 Since the AGCO’s first announcement about the private retail process in Ontario, aspiring private cannabis retailers in Ontario anxiously awaited December 17th, the day upon which the AGCO formerly stated it would release its application process.  On December 13, just before “application release day” the…

Canada’s Largest Province To Approve Only 25 Store Licences Due to Supply Shortage

Province is calling it “National Shortage of Cannabis Supply” Just several weeks after legalization of recreational cannabis Canada’s largest province has decided to approve just twenty five licenses to a select group of applicants by lottery process. The application fee for a ‘lucky ticket’ in this weed bonanza is $6000 with an additional $4000 per store for various sub-license location…

The Ontario government will reportedly allow private stores to sell marijuana once recreational cannabis becomes legal on Oct. 17.Canadian Press/Darryl Dyck

Ontario Establishes Strict Regulations for the Licensing and Operation of Private Cannabis Stores

Tightly-regulated private cannabis retail store system will protect children and combat the illegal market PRESS RELEASE: November 14, 2018 5:30 P.M. Ministry of the Attorney General Today, Ontario’s Government for the People implemented the latest phase of its planned response to the federal government’s legalization of cannabis by passing strict new regulations to protect children and youth, keep communities and…

Interview – Greg Pantelic, Think AHLOT Corporation

Being a Guide to both Cannabis Enthusiasts and Neophytes by Eric Vengroff, Financial Analyst, Cannabis Daily As we at Cannabis Daily recently launched our new cannabis lifestyle and information website called Puffinstyle.com, a couple of press announcements that normally wouldn’t have fallen into the ‘business’ lens crossed our screens. The first was about a (trademarked) Ritual Box™ for storing all…

Vertical Integration

Opinion Editorial By Eric Vengroff, Financial Analyst, Cannabis Daily Over the coming months and perhaps beyond that, you may hear the term ‘vertical integration’ be discussed in the same sentence or paragraph as cannabis. Vertical integration is when a company controls more than one stage of the supply chain. For example, if a business that is manufacturing a product decides…

Aphria Signs Agreement with OCS

LEAMINGTON, ON , Aug. 21, 2018 /CNW/ – Aphria Inc. (TSX: APH and US OTC: APHQF) announced that it has entered in a supply agreement with the Ontario Cannabis Store to provide branded cannabis products for sale online in Ontario’s adult-use market. Adult-use consumers will have an extensive selection Ontario and B.C.-grown cannabis from across the Company’s portfolio of adult-use brands. “We are thrilled…

The OCS Announces its Suppliers

The Ontario Cannabis Store, announced that it has entered into supply agreements with 26 licensed producers to make sure they are ready to ship by October 17, 2018. The OCS online channel will include a verification system that will ensure safe at-home delivery for cannabis products. “These agreements are a significant milestone that signals our readiness for the legalization of…

Canopy Growth secures over 100 product listings in Ontario

SMITHS FALLS, ON , Aug. 20, 2018 /CNW/ – Canopy Growth Corporation (WEED.TO) (CGC) (the “Company” or “Canopy Growth”), through its wholly-owned subsidiary Tweed Inc., has been selected as an approved supplier by the Ontario Cannabis Store (“OCS”) to supply a wide variety of cannabis products through its online store starting October 17th, 2018 . “Today marks another significant milestone for…

ABcann to Acquire Leading B.C. Producer Canna Farms

NAPANEE, Ontario and HOPE, British Columbia, July 31, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — ABcann Global Corporation (ABCN.V) (ABCCF) announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire 100% of the issued and outstanding share capital of Canna Farms Limited (“Canna Farms”), a premium cannabis company in British Columbia (the “Transaction”). Canna Farms was the first Licensed Producer in B.C.…

The Ontario government will reportedly allow private stores to sell marijuana once recreational cannabis becomes legal on Oct. 17.Canadian Press/Darryl Dyck

Ontario said to announce big change in plans for marijuana retailing under Doug Ford

By Geoff Zochodne – financialpost.com Evidence mounting that new government will allow private sector to sell pot. Canada’s biggest market for legalized marijuana may end up being a bit more laissez-faire than first imagined. According to reports from the Globe and Mail and Vice News, the Ontario government is preparing to announce that it will allow private stores — not just government-owned ones…

Canadian Senate Approves Bill C-45

TORONTO, June 19 (Reuters) – Canada’s upper house of parliament on Tuesday approved a revised bill to legalize recreational marijuana, setting the stage for the country to become the first Group of Seven nation to legalize cannabis. The Senate voted 52-29 in favor of the revised bill from the elected House of Commons, paving the way for a fully legal…

As Ontario Votes, We Ask the Candidates Where They Stand on Cannabis.

Just as the last debate was wrapping up last night, we were wrapping up our questions for the leaders of the three main political parties in Ontario on where they, precisely, on the matter of cannabis regulation and distribution in the province. With all kinds of open questions, such as what policies and enforcement measures are being considered on everything…