Late Switch? Ford Gov’t Floats Private Pot Sales

In as quick as a strike of a match, the landscape of cannabis retail in Ontario could be changing.

Under the former Liberal government, the plan was to create a government-run monopoly for the distribution and retail sale of recreational cannabis in the province. But under Ontario Premier Doug Ford and his Progressive Conservative government, a new private sector option is in the works.

In this episode of RegWatch learn what the key challenges and benefits are to implementing private pot sales in the province and hear from one of the key stakeholders in the original plan, Shopify: One of the largest e-commerce platforms in the world and tapped by the former Ontario government to host online sales & payment processing for the Ontario Cannabis Store.

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Produced by: Brent Stafford
Released: August 4, 2018

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