Pandemic waves buoy liquor, cannabis, online gaming sales

Pandemic waves buoy liquor, cannabis, online gaming sales

Cannabis
June 22, 2021 by Bobby Chaim
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At a legislative committee meeting Monday, the head of Manitoba Liquor and Lotteries Corp. said liquor sales were up 10 per cent year over year, and home delivery of booze increased tenfold to $5 million in sales from $500,000 pre-pandemic. The number of Manitoba cannabis vendors has grown from 40 private-sector retailers to more than
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At a legislative committee meeting Monday, the head of Manitoba Liquor and Lotteries Corp. said liquor sales were up 10 per cent year over year, and home delivery of booze increased tenfold to $5 million in sales from $500,000 pre-pandemic.

The number of Manitoba cannabis vendors has grown from 40 private-sector retailers to more than 80 vendors at present, Atwal said. Looking ahead, he expects cannabis sales will slowly, gradually increase in step with population growth and more retailers setting up shop.

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