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Great North Distributors Launches First Day of Cannabis Sales in Canada

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 9:00 am EDT

Great North Distributors, Inc. launches its first official day of of cannabis sales across Canada.

TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Great North Distributors, Inc. (Great North)—Canada’s first national sales broker for legalized adult-use cannabis—launches its first official day of cannabis sales across Canada. With a dedicated team of sales professionals, Great North is poised to support sales of legalized cannabis among provincially owned and operated retailers and private retailers, in accordance with the various provincial regulations and legal sales schedules.

Doug Wieland, Executive Vice President and General Manager, Great North Distributors said, “This is an exciting day in Canada and we are ready to put our experience and expertise to work to ensure the efficient, legal, and safe distribution of cannabis in Canada. We not only were the first national sales broker for legalized cannabis, but I’m confident that our preparations over the past few months will make us the best.”

Great North is the exclusive manufacturer’s representative for Aphria Inc., one of Canada’s lowest cost cannabis producers. The company will leverage its unparalleled sales network and established retail relationships to immediately begin sales of Aphria’s broad range of cannabis products. Great North will also apply its industry-leading data analytics capabilities to the new cannabis industry, providing suppliers and retail customers with a powerful data-driven approach to cannabis sales.

About Great North Distributors, Inc.

Great North Distributors, Inc. is Canada’s first national sales broker for legalized adult-use cannabis. Established by the owners of Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits, the world’s preeminent distributor for beverage alcohol, Great North Distributors has reach across every province in Canada, including established relationships and expertise in working with provincially owned and operated retailers and private retailers alike. Great North applies industry-leading data analytics capabilities from the wine and spirits industry to the new cannabis industry, providing suppliers with a powerful data-driven approach to cannabis sales.

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Southern Glazer's Wine and Spirits, LLC
Cindy Haas
Senior Director, Public Relations
Office: (305) 625-4171, ext. 1166
Mobile: (786) 498-7640
Email: cynthia.haas@sgws.com
or
Jennifer Hanlon
Senior Communications Specialist
Office: (305) 625-4171, ext. 1534
Mobile: (305) 989-9982
Email: jennifer.hanlon@sgws.com

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