Poll: Canadians want private sector involved in cannabis retail

Sixty-five percent of current and potential cannabis consumers in Canada believe licensed growers should be allowed to open retail stores once recreational marijuana is legalized next year, according to a new poll. The Oraclepoll Research survey also found that 63% of respondents would prefer to purchase cannabis products in a retail environment. The poll, involving 5,000 people, comes two weeks after Ontario released its marijuana regulatory framework, which calls for the private sector to be completely shut out of the retail rec business. Instead, the provincial government laid out plans for a state-run monopoly to sell adult-use cannabis online ... Poll: Canadians want private sector involved in cannabis retail is a post from: Marijuana Business Daily: Financial, Legal & Cannabusiness news for cannabis entrepreneurs