None of the 25 winners are established names in cannabis
Ontario has announced the results of its much-anticipated cannabis retail lottery, naming 25 companies that are now eligible to begin applying for a licence to operate a brick-and-mortar pot shop in the province.
Absent from the list of 25 were any known cannabis retail brands such as The Friendly Stranger and National Access Cannabis — the latter already operates a number of cannabis retail shops across the country.
Among the companies randomly selected by the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) were Pure Alpha Holdings, Tripsetter Inc., CGS Foods Inc., and The Niagara Herbalist.
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