It could be as long as 18 months before more Alberta cannabis stores licences are issued due to uncertainties in the legal cannabis supply, says the provincial regulator.
While Alberta Gaming, Liquor and Cannabis is hoping more permits will be granted well before that, it’s a possibility it could take that long before the current number of licensed pot shops grows beyond the current 65, said commission spokeswoman Kaleigh Miller.
“We could get a huge amount of supply in six months, or it could be 18 months — it’s a huge flux time,” she said.
“Hopefully in the middle of that time, we’ll see a more normalized industry and supply … it’s out of our hands.”
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