It remains business as usual for those working in the cannabis industry on Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory after the winners of the Ontario cannabis lottery were announced Friday. There were five licences awarded in the eastern region that includes Ottawa, Kingston and Barrie. According to the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario’s official results, the five winners […]
There’s a week to go before a draw to award the first 25 cannabis retail licences Prospective pot shop owners around the province are hoping Friday is their lucky day. That’s the day that the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario will hold a draw to determine who gets the first 25 cannabis retail licences. […]
TORONTO – The Ontario government will accept entries next week from those looking to enter a lottery to apply for the first 25 retail cannabis licences in the province. The Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario says expressions of interest can be submitted online Monday through noon Wednesday, with the draw to take place on Friday and […]
Residents and visitors in the Canadian province will be able to toke up outdoors, but can be fined for smoking next to public buildings, schools, or in a vehicle. When Canada legalizes recreational cannabis next month, Ontarians and their guests will gain a freedom almost unheard of in countries and states with legal marijuana — the […]
Industry gears up after reports that Doug Ford may permit private retailers to sell cannabis The cannabis industry is seizing upon the cracks that have emerged in Ontario’s previous plan for selling legalized marijuana, in some cases offering to help lay the groundwork for private-sector retail. On Wednesday, the launch of a new “one-stop shop” for […]
The Ontario government previously decided to have only government-owned pot shops, but rumors that the newly-elected Premier will allow private stores is exciting the local cannabis industry. Recreational cannabis sales will go live in Canada on October 17th, but the individual details of exactly how and where weed will be sold are down to each province’s […]
Ontario is considering allowing licensed cannabis consumption lounges in the province once recreational marijuana is legalized this summer, and is asking the public to weigh in on the idea. The proposal is being met with optimism by some cannabis activists and municipal politicians who say the ...
In a once-abandoned Hershey chocolate factory in the small town of Smiths Falls, Ontario, the largest legal marijuana producer in the world grows, trims, processes, packages, and ships weed across the Great White North. Canopy Growth is a cannabis holding company that supplies the drug to nearly half of Canada’s current medical marijuana patient base, […]