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October 1, 2019
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Ontario considering alternative cannabis distribution models

Ontario is considering alternative cannabis distribution models and intends to launch a consultation process in the coming weeks. This comes after the Ontario Cannabis Store said it lost $42 million in the latest fiscal year.

Court dismisses challenge to Ontario’s cannabis retail lottery

An Ontario court has dismissed a legal challenge filed by 11 people who were disqualified from applying to open a cannabis retail store in the province. The three-judge panel did not release the reasons for its ruling, however, saying it expects to issue them in the next 10 days.
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Legal strategies

Legal strategies for success in the coveted cannabis retail licence application

Unlike the first lottery held in January of this year which merely required an applicant to complete a basic entry form accompanied by $75 entry fee, the second lottery entrants needed to pre-qualify prior to submitting an “Expression of Interest Application” to the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario. » Read More
UL standards

UL sets new standard for cannabis industry safety

Underwriters Laboratories Inc. announced a new service which evaluates fire protection requirements for occupants and facilities, protection against the risk of fire and electrical shock for equipment used in cannabis facilities, and the security of cannabis premises. » Read More

Montreal Cannabis Expo

October 3-4, 2019
Location: Place Bonaventure, Montréal, Quebec
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Canadian Greenhouse Conference

October 9-10, 2019
Location: Scotiabank Convention Centre, Niagara Falls, ON
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Cannabis Expo – Winnipeg

November 1-3, 2019
Location: RBC Convention Centre, Winnipeg, Man.
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