Tag: OCS


As Cannabis Stores Close, Some Must Line Up at the Post Office for Weed Instead. Is That Better?


After Ontario changed course last week and ordered the province’s cannabis stores to close in response to the novel coronavirus, lines at stores visibly lengthened as customers stocked up. Cannabis stores, some of which had barely opened when the order was issued, aren’t the only place for residents to buy legal weed. They can always order it online from the government-operated Ontario Cannabis Store. For most people in Ontario, ordering from the OCS means having…


Ontario Cannabis Businesses Tally 39 Names on Sunshine List for 2019


More than three-dozen Ontario government employees working in the cannabis space were named on the province’s annual Sunshine List, which tracks public-sector staffers that make more than $100,000 a year. The majority of those listed represent The Ontario Cannabis Store, accounting for 36 of the 39 people associated with the cannabis sector on the list, which was released late Friday. OCS chief commercial officer Cheri Mara was the top earner among her peers, making $241,284…


Ontario and Quebec Cannabis Distributors See Sales Spike Amid COVID-19 Pandemic


Some provincial cannabis distributors are seeing Canadians stock up on pot products amid an outbreak of the novel coronavirus. Ontario Cannabis Store spokesperson Daffyd Roderick says the retailer received almost 3,000 orders on Saturday, an 80-per-cent increase over an average Saturday. Roderick says the last three days have brought an increase in the volume in sales on OCS.ca and a high demand for same-day and next-day delivery. – Read the entire article at Global News.