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Alberta’s regulator of cannabis retailers is warning against renting shop space before receiving a licence.
Alberta could be the site of 250 cannabis stores in the first year of legalization, with retailers able to offer discount prices on bud and marijuana oil, provincial officials said Friday.
When Frederick Pels opened the doors to the Calgary location of his dispensary chain The Green Room, he had an eye on the long game — at some point, hoping to go from dispensing information and advice to actually selling cannabis products.
Alberta is home to the second highest number of medicinal marijuana users in the country, according to Health Canada. The province is runner-up to Ontario, which has three times the population.
On a busy main street in Calgary’s Beltline neighbourhood, green medical crosses are emblazoned on the windows of a shop in an upscale strip mall. Among the cafes, restaurants, and big-name retailers, a national chain of marijuana dispensaries has opened its first location in the city.