Ontario slams door on dispensaries, but marijuana lounges see glimmer of hope

By Matt Lamers After the Ontario government slammed the door on marijuana retail entrepreneurs, the province left the door open — ever so slightly — for the eventual licensing of cannabis-consumption lounges. Ontario’s cannabis legalization framework, released earlier this month, called for government-run stores, the shuttering of existing dispensaries and a limit on consumption to inside private homes. But the province included the possibility that lounges could have a legal future in Ontario, though probably not in time for the planned launch of adult-use sales next July. If approved, the lounges would open a new line of business ... Ontario slams door on dispensaries, but marijuana lounges see glimmer of hope is a post from: Marijuana Business Daily: Financial, Legal & Cannabusiness news for cannabis entrepreneurs