By comparison, 12 of the 13 municipalities can also add this one to a long list of opportunities blown. Which of the 13 muni's seems to be on the right track to getting it right? (hint: it is NOT Victoria)
Canada ‘blew’ its chance to be global pot leader, says investment bank leader
A lack of policy innovation, a messy patchwork of provincial regulations and severe restrictions on marketing and branding have left Canadian pot companies eating the Americans' dust, says Selfe
States like California sell multiple products, have well-known brands and even allow home delivery, but Canada’s market is restricted to dried flower and oils and branding essentially “doesn’t exist,” Selfe said.
“It’s almost like you’re buying something dirty in brown paper bags,” he said. “It’s like liquor in the ’60s.”
“It’s a mess,” Selfe said.