Ontario Dispensaries to Remain Open During Coronavirus-Related Business Shutdown

It seems marijuana stores in Canada’s capital province of Ontario will remain open for now in the wake of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus pandemic. A report in BNN Bloomberg, citing a pair of sources “directly familiar with the matter,” says that dispensaries will not fall under the category of “non-essential businesses” that are being shut down beginning just after midnight on Tuesday, March 24.

On Monday, Ontario Premier Doug Ford mandated the temporary shutdown, a measure that will last for 14 days. The ban could be extended, depending on how the situation with the coronavirus develops in the province.

According to the statement, a complete list of “essential” businesses will be published and disseminated on Tuesday. No mention was made of cannabis companies.

– Read the entire article at The Motley Fool.

Read More Here…

Share on facebook
Share on twitter
Share on reddit
Share on pinterest
Share on email

 

Bud Digest

Scroll to Top