The Ontario Cannabis Store (OSC) – the province’s government-operated wholesaler and on-line retailer – inked offers with 10 accessories suppliers to offer merchandise to supply alongside leisure marijuana when gross sales start subsequent month.
The corporations’ merchandise embrace vaporizers, pipes and grinders.
Recreational cannabis and accessories might be bought in Ontario by means of the federal government’s on-line retailer till legislative necessities are in place for privately owned brick-and-mortar shops, that are anticipated to open in April.
Rob Morrell, head of economic operations at Toronto-based humble+fume, stated the cannabis accent market is poised for super progress.
“We peg it anywhere between CA$300 million to CA$400 million nationally in Canada after legalization,” he stated. “That’s essentially saying that 5% of the cannabis industry will be sold in accessories.”
Humble+fume will present 68 cannabis accessories on the market on-line in Ontario.
“Every cannabis occasion is also a cannabis accessory occasion. So from a retailer standpoint, it’s incredibly important because we know that at least one in five purchases at a dispensary includes an accessory,” Morrell stated.
The OCS additionally signed accessories agreements with:
- Crown Cannabis Canada
- Maqabim Distributors
- Hiku Brands
- Famous Brandz
- Aurora Cannabis Enterprises
- Twelve Barrels
- HBI Canada
The OCS additionally added six new suppliers, bringing the variety of agreements reached with licensed producers to 32. The group didn’t disclose how a lot complete product that they had requisitioned from the growers.
New cannabis suppliers embrace:
- WeedMD Rx
- Canna Farms
- United Greeneries
- Emerald Health Therapeutics Canada
- MediPharm Labs
- Agrima Botanicals
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