Private Pot Shops See Sales Decline After Delivery Cancelled by Province
‘Oftentimes cannabis just seems to be treated differently.’
Private cannabis retailers in Ottawa are fighting to have home delivery reinstated after seeing a decline in sales and worrying people might be turning to the black market.
When COVID-19 hit this spring, the government closed all cannabis shops, but later allowed private retailers to operate delivery and curb-side pickup. That ability was rescinded in July as the province moved into Stage 3 reopening.
The Ministry of the Attorney General explained that the shops were allowed to reopen with pandemic measures in place, including booking appointments or using a “click and collect” service which allows customers to schedule a pick up time.
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