Report: Quebec government to set up 20-40 rec marijuana stores

The Quebec government will establish a nonprofit public company to manage the distribution and sale of recreational cannabis within the province, according to a report in the newspaper La Presse. The news means entrepreneurs will be blocked from participating in marijuana retail in Canada’s two largest provinces, Ontario and Quebec. According to La Presse, the corporation will be a not-for-profit subsidiary of the Société des alcools du Québec (SAQ), a provincial Crown corporation responsible for the trade of alcoholic beverages. It will oversee 20-40 retail counters, according to the report in the French-language newspaper. The newspaper noted the ... Report: Quebec government to set up 20-40 rec marijuana stores is a post from: Marijuana Business Daily: Financial, Legal & Cannabusiness news for cannabis entrepreneurs