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Hosted at the stunning historic Gare Viger, the Lightspeed Connect event will offer interactive sessions with industry experts, new technology demos, networking opportunities, while highlighting the latest industry trends.
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While cannabis shortages do exist, federal officials disagree. Bill Blair, the minister leading Cannabis Act implementation, has repeatedly said supplies are “adequate” and even “exceed existing demand.”
The notable industry analyst examined new retail sales data released by Statistics Canada for January 2019, which show no change from the downward momentum carried over from last year. The trend lines going into 2019 look particularly bad, he says.