SAQ Workers Examining Whether they Should Sell Marijuana

The union of SAQ workers is studying whether or not they should be the ones selling marijuana when the federal government legalizes weed.

In the throne speech, the Liberal government promised to legalize, regulate, and restrict marijuana.

Workers at the SAQ believe that, as a provincially-regulated monopoly, the SAQ is in a unique position to handle the sales of marijuana.

“It’s a particular product, it’s not like selling food or anything like that,” said Marc-André McSween of the SAQ’s union. “For the government to keep control of selling marijuana for us it can be a good thing for the whole society.”

– Read the entire article at CTV News.