Ontario chalks one up for Craft Growers
Apparently the Ontario government is a supporter of craft cannabis. The Ontario proposal is that each licensed grower can only have one storefront – no matter how large (the big guys won’t like that at all). On top of that, there will be an unlimited number of stores that can sell recreational cannabis in Ontario – a scenario that puts the retailer directly in control of what goes out to the marketplace and will likely more-widely open the door to craft products. Also proposed are sales at production sites and that presumably will cover micro-cultivators. This is all good news for craft growers operating in Ontario (Newfoundland also allows site sales). Now if only Health Canada would simplify and accelerate the application/approval process for micros… getting there….