Well the name fits. The Globe & Mail is reporting that Shoppers Drug Mart, our countries biggest drugstore chain, has had multiple meetings and conversations with marijuana producers about the possibility of getting into medical-marijuana sales.
From The Globe & Mail
“Pharmacists are medication experts and play a significant role in the prescribing and monitoring of medication to ensure safe and optimal use,” spokeswoman Tammy Smitham said. “We believe that dispensing medical marijuana through pharmacy, like other medications, is the safest option.”
There have also been reports that the LCBO wants in on marijuana sales if / when it become legal.
Do you have a preference? I like the idea of small, independent dispensaries.