Category Archives: retail stores

Newfoundland Cannabis Store Closes Amidst Supply Shortages

As of January 31, Newfoundland and Labrador will go from having six independent cannabis retailers to having five, as one of the original licensed retailers closes its doors. Tina Greening, the business manager of Puff Puff Pass Head Shop in Clarenville, says the decision to close less than four months after nationwide cannabis legalization came […]

Ontario to Implement Lottery to Phase in Cannabis Retail

Ontario’s plans to rollout private cannabis retail in Apr. 2019 will happen in waves amidst national supply shortages. “We cannot in good conscience issue an unlimited number of licences to businesses in the face of such shortages and the federal government’s failure to provide certainty around future supply,” reads a statement issued by Caroline Mulroney, […]

British Columbia Issues First License for Private Retail

THE CANADIAN PRESS – A pot shop in Kimberley, BC, has received the province’s first private license to sell recreational cannabis, two weeks after legalization. Effective November 1, Tamarack Cannabis Boutique is newly permitted to sell non-medical marijuana but is currently closed as the store awaits the receipt of government licensed products. The retailer’s website […]

Canada Cuts Ribbon on World’s Largest Legal Marijuana Marketplace

TORONTO (AP) — Canada is now the largest country with a legal national cannabis marketplace as sales began early Wednesday in Newfoundland. RELATED STORY Cannabis Legalization Day in Canada: Leafly’s Live Coverage And there was more good news for pot aficionados: Hours before a handful of retail outlets opened in the country’s easternmost province a […]