Tag: LCBO

  • BLACKBURN NEWS: Pot Advocates Seek Parity With Alcohol

    BLACKBURN NEWS: Pot Advocates Seek Parity With Alcohol

    Blackburn News – Mark Brown – January 26, 2018 The owner of a local business wants to put legal pot availability on a level playing field with alcohol and tobacco. On Friday, the Ontario Cannabis Consumer and Retail Alliance will launch Sensible Ontario, an initiative by pot advocates to bring licenced consumption lounges and private storefronts to […]

  • WINDSOR STAR: LCBO seeks ready-to-go store to sell legal cannabis in Windsor by July 1

    WINDSOR STAR: LCBO seeks ready-to-go store to sell legal cannabis in Windsor by July 1

    Windsor Star – Brian Cross – Dec 13 2017 With the Ontario government passing legislation Tuesday that paves the way for the government-run sale of recreational marijuana starting in July, the search is on for a ready-to-go store in Windsor. According to a City of Windsor staff report going to council Monday, the list of requirements […]

  • WINDSOR STAR: Windsor among first communities to host retail pot stores

    WINDSOR STAR: Windsor among first communities to host retail pot stores

    Doug Schmidt – Windsor Star – November 4, 2017 Windsor will be among the first to host a cannabis store once pot is legalized next summer. The province on Friday identified the first 14 communities that will operate stand-alone outlets for recreational pot sales by July 2018. The Wynne Liberals announced in September that the […]

  • CBC Windsor: Windsor one of first municipalities to get a legal pot store: LCBO

    CBC Windsor: Windsor one of first municipalities to get a legal pot store: LCBO

    CBC Windsor – Nov 3 2017 Windsor will be one of the first 14 municipalities in Ontario to receive a stand-alone cannabis store. Staff members from the Ministry of Finance and LCBO will meet with the municipalities in the coming weeks, they stated in a press release. The plan is to discuss guidelines and where […]

  • AM800: WINDSOR POT ADVOCATE SAYS NEW STORES NOT ENOUGH

    AM800: WINDSOR POT ADVOCATE SAYS NEW STORES NOT ENOUGH

    AM800 – Gord Bacon – Sept 9 2017 A local marijuana advocate and store owner isn’t completely onboard with the province’s sales pitch. The provincial government has announced sales plans with 10 months left before recreational marijuana is legalized in Canada. Owner of Windsor’s Higher Limits Lounge for medical marijuana, Jon Liedtke, doesn’t think new model […]

  • CTV Windsor: Ontario plans 150 LCBO-run pot shops by 2020

    CTV Windsor: Ontario plans 150 LCBO-run pot shops by 2020

    CTV Windsor – The Canadian Press – Sept 8 2017 TORONTO — Ontario plans to sell marijuana in as many as 150 dedicated stores run by the province’s liquor control board after Ottawa legalizes its recreational use next summer, the Liberal government announced Friday. Those looking to purchase marijuana when it becomes legal across the […]