The retailer understood that there would be challenges in the first year
New Brunswick’s Crown-owned cannabis retailer is recording a big financial loss in its first year in operation.
Unaudited year-end results released Tuesday show Cannabis NB lost $11.7 million.
The agency says sales of legal cannabis for the fourth quarter were $9.7 million, resulting in a year-end total of $18.6 million.
General manager Lara Wood says the government knew there would be challenges but is confident objectives including reducing the illicit market and creating public awareness are being met.
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