Province Taking an ‘Odd’ Approach to Privatizing Cannabis Sales, Says Professor | Cannabis Culture


Cannabis retailers will face same problems under new system, says Brock University professor.

An Ontario business professor says New Brunswick should consider allowing cannabis retailers to sell their product within other stores, rather than forcing operators to sell their product in stand-alone locations.

Michael Armstrong, an associate professor of operations research at Brock University in St. Catharines, Ont., said it’s difficult for stand-alone stores to stay afloat in a province like New Brunswick.

“You have a relatively small population that’s relatively rural, so it’s difficult for a stand-alone store to make money,” Armstrong said.

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