Most legal cannabis stores in Canada barred from delivery, hampering retailers’ ability to serve customers

  • That would prove problematic for the many private retailers unable to serve those customers through online service and home delivery.
  • Saskatchewan’s definitely seen an uptick in e-commerce, I’d say almost 500%, where customers are choosing to stay at home and have product delivered to them instead of visiting us in-store, Bondar told Marijuana Business Daily .
  • In Manitoba, Delta 9 Cannabis CEO John Arbuthnot said his company’s retail arm has been aggressively marketing its online ordering and delivery options at its physical retail stores while they remain open.
  • The government of Alberta is focusing on immediate health and safety needs and is not currently considering changing regulations to allow private retail sales of cannabis online, a spokesperson for Alberta’s Ministry of Treasury Board and Finance wrote in an email to MJBizDaily .
  • In a move not related to the COVID-19 pandemic, Ontario recently started allowing regulated store owners to offer click-and-collect services.

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