Those interested in becoming retailers must meet SLGA’s requirements
The Saskatchewan government is hoping to weed out black market cannabis suppliers with a phased-in open market system for retail permits, starting next spring.
The province announced its plan during question period at the legislature on Tuesday.
Fifty-one original permit holders were decided by a lottery process prior to marijuana legalization in October 2017.
The number of permits within a given Saskatchewan community — and not all communities were eligible — was based on population size.
Regulated by the Saskatchewan Liquor and Gaming Authority (SLGA), proponents were also only allowed one permit per jurisdiction.
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