Quebec to use government stores to sell recreational cannabis

Quebec plans to corner the recreational marijuana market by handing retail responsibilities to its government-owned liquor board, according to Radio-Canada, a move that would see private businesses barred from selling marijuana after it’s legalized next summer. Canada’s second-largest province by population will follow in the footsteps of Ontario and New Brunswick in turning to a government-owned corporation. Radio-Canada, a government-owned broadcaster, also said the legal age to buy recreational marijuana in Quebec will be 18, one year younger than neighboring Ontario and New Brunswick. Quebec’s cannabis framework hasn’t been officially unveiled, but a forum of experts commissioned by the province ... Quebec to use government stores to sell recreational cannabis is a post from: Marijuana Business Daily: Financial, Legal & Cannabusiness news for cannabis entrepreneurs