Some Ontario producers stepping back from their “farmgate” applications, others say they’re close to opening

At least a few licenced producers in Ontario say they hope to open their new, on-site “farmgate” retail locations in the coming months. Thrive Cannabis in Simcoe says they are putting the final touches on their retail store, with hopes of opening by April 20. Dykstra Cannabis in St. Catharines says they hope to have their own on-site retail store open by the end of this year.

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Handful of pot store closures in Alberta, but market nowhere near saturation say retailers

As pot store approvals in Alberta continue to climb, several cannabis retailers in the province appear to have closed their doors, at least temporarily. However, several retailers and industry participants say they don’t believe Alberta is anywhere near reaching a saturation point for retailers.

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