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Canadian convenience store company Alimentation Couche-Tard announced last week that it is plans to get into the retail marijuana business.

According to the Financial Post, it is teaming up with Cannabis company Canopy Growth Corp. “to support a privately run pot shop in London, Ontario … Canopy says the two companies plan to form a multi-year strategic partnership involving a new cannabis outlet set to open in the city in April … Currently, the only place to buy legal recreational weed in Ontario is through a government-run online outlet, the Ontario Cannabis Store, but private brick-and-mortar shops are set to open April 1.”
KC's View:
Just the beginning of what I expect to be a long and profitable road that will have a lot of companies on it.