With cannabis legalization around the corner in Canada, coming in the months ahead, many of the brightest minds in the fields of horticulture and pharma are flocking to the sector to offer their hand at game-changing offerings for tomorrow’s consumers, complete with novel delivery methods that were unthinkable in years past.
Hydropothecary wants to follow the footsteps of Couche-Tard, which started with one store outside Montreal before gobbling up rivals from Ontario to Norway.
Province signs agreements with six licensed producers to supply thousands of kilograms of cannabis.
Quebec has signed sizeable cannabis supply agreements with six licensed producers, becoming the first large province to line up supply ahead of recreational legalization.
Gatineau-based The Hydropothecary Corp. secured the largest agreement, signing a letter of intent to supply 20,000 kilograms of cannabis to the Société des alcools du Québec — the government-run agency which will have a monopoly on recreational sales online and in retail stores — in the first year of recreational use.