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Ontario cannabis pickup and delivery: Expert tips to get your store back in business

Ontario’s private-sector cannabis stores have at least a 14-day window to continue serving customers through curbside pickups and home delivery. That’s thanks to an emergency order issued late Tuesday by the provincial government permitting retailers to offer such services for two weeks. Ontario had previously ordered private cannabis stores to close for two weeks as of April 4 […]

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MJBizDaily releases report on how marijuana firms can handle crisis times

Marijuana Business Daily published a free online report to provide cannabis companies with actionable information they can use to navigate a crisis such as the current coronavirus pandemic. The 28-page report, “Crisis Management in Cannabis,” offers dozens of prevention and management tips that marijuana businesses are using during the coronavirus pandemic. The report – written and […]

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Ontario pauses new cannabis store authorizations, eases regulations

Ontario’s cannabis store regulator has hit pause on new store authorizations, as the province’s existing retailers scramble to offer temporary curbside pickups and delivery. “The (Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario) will not issue new store authorizations until the government’s Emergency Order has been lifted,” said the regulator in a bulletin. However, the AGCO will still […]

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Ontario permits deliveries, curbside pickup in boost to cannabis stores

Shuttered private-sector cannabis retailers in Ontario can get back to business via curbside pickup and home delivery, the provincial government announced. An emergency order signed late Tuesday could be a temporary lifeline for Ontario’s retail marijuana stores, which were initially included on the government’s list of essential services as the province grapples with the COVID-19 pandemic, […]

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Organigram temporarily lays off 400 workers due to COVID-19

New Brunswick-based cannabis cultivator Organigram Holdings has temporarily laid off roughly 400 employees as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the company announced late Monday. That reduction represents about 45% of Organigram’s workforce. The layoffs were made “primarily to help boost COVID-19 containment efforts” and the majority were voluntary, the company said in a news release. […]

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Number of Danish medical cannabis consumers plummets on CannTrust suspension

The number of patients accessing Denmark’s medical cannabis pilot program nearly halved in the third quarter of 2019, largely because of supply interruptions related to Canadian producer CannTrust’s regulatory misconduct. Unique consumers fell to 582 in the July-September period from 1,045 in the April-June quarter, according to Danish Health Authority data published last week. The […]

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