Marijuana is expected to be big business, especially if you look at the private regulation models in Colorado and Washington.
A lobby group thinks that means Alberta will see a huge benefit and an entirely new industry spring up from nothing.
Jason Kujath, spokesperson for the Alberta Cannabis Stakeholders Group, said there is a lot of money to be made by companies, the province, the feds and Albertans after legalization when compared to the private alcohol model.
“So when you think of the tremendous opportunity that is right in front of us as entrepreneurs, individuals and taxpayers in Alberta, the private model provides that,” he said. “Expanding from just the retail aspect of it whether it is distribution, real estate finance and many other areas.”
Travis Dosser – Global News – November 17, 2017.