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No New Cannabis Stores For Muskoka - Almaguin

Posted: 2019-08-21 15:20:16 By: hbr

There won’t be any new cannabis stores opening up in the region in the near future.

The Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) has released the results of its next  cannabis retail store lottery draw held yesterday. The lottery provided those who qualified an opportunity for one of the 42 new stores authorized by the province.

4,864 eligible expressions of interest were included in the lottery draw and according to the results Muskoka/Almaguin won’t be getting a store anytime soon.

The closest stores will be in North Bay, Barrie and Innisfil.

Eleven local companies in Muskoka applied to the lottery and were unsuccessful.