Alberta Gaming, Liquor and Cannabis has now approved license applications for 306 REC stores provincewide, and predicted it would have 500 REC retailers province-wide within three years.
- Most publicly traded REC retailers operating in Alberta are not yet profitable, as they continue to invest in opening new stores.
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- United Food and Commercial Workers Local 401 wants to organize Albertans employed by cannabis producers and processors.
- The BC Independent Cannabis Association produced a white paper with six calls for changes to BC cannabis policy. Among them: legalizing both farm-gate sales and public consumption areas; moving from a central provincial warehouse to direct delivery for LPs; and BC municipalities harmonizing their cannabis zoning rules with provincial regulations. BCICA
- There may be as many as 20,000 unlicensed craft producers in BC. So far, only one has received a micro license from Health Canada.