The iddisprjati times call for desperate measures in Canada industry supply limited by supply.
Cannabis Access National Corp., the largest retailer of private marijuana with the country & # 39; 17 store, has a team & # 39; five people watching 24/7 for a new inventory of the provincial governor a & # 39; Alberta, which controls the distribution of pot.
"At 3: 30 in the morning inventory & # 39; $ 4,000 sudden (US) is still available in the & # 39; now f & # 39; seven & # 39; minutes is depicted, which means that other major competitors are do the same thing, "Mark Goliger, chief executive officer & # 39; -NAC based in Ottawa, said in & # 39; telephone interview Friday.
Its evidence of the severity of shortages of supplies made by retailers of Canadian cannabis legalization of & # 39; October 17. The retailer controlled by the government & # 39; Quebec has limited its operating hours to four days a week, while Alberta temporarily stopped issuing & # 39; for non & # 39; product.
This will affect the NAC plans to have 50 open shop nationally by the end of the year and could result in a "liquidity constraints" according to the duration of the ban, said Goliger. The NAC, which operates banners & # 39; When and NewLeaf, has 13 shop in & # 39; Aberta and was targeted for 25 from the first quarter of 2019.
"We have employees who were set to open those stores, so we have costs & # 39; HR, then carrying costs & # 39; leases, where the stores will be dark dark if the construction is complete and can making an income ", he said.
NAC has a joint venture with the Second Cup Ltd., which is planning to convert two of coffee shops its Alberta in cannabis shops and identified more than 20 seats in & # 39; Ontario, where the government will begin accepting applications sale f & # 39; December. For now, sales & # 39; marijuana in the most populated province of Canada is limited to government website, the first stores expected to open in & # 39; April.
Ontario restricted to licensed producers and their affiliates to only one store, but NAC is not so licensed manufacturer is free to open as 75, the limit for individual retailers. Goliger said that the NAC is planning to hit the limit & # 39; 75 store but not yet sure x & # 39; they are the division between Second Cup locations and new locations.
The in NAC shares dropped nearly 50 percent from the peak in & # 39; July, and give it a market value of & # 39; about $ 107 million (Canadian).