“Yes there is a real proliferation of dispensaries, particularly in Toronto right now. But we’re quite comfortable with that because we’re based in Vancouver,” he said.
He said dispensaries "pioneered medical cannabis in Canada" and are an important part of the industry that works better for some patients.
“If that works for them, that’s their decision to make. But we’re finding no difficulty with signing patients up, and our medical cannabis is of outstanding quality,” he said.
Battley said that Aurora plans to launch same-day delivery in Edmonton next, eventually serving an area encompassing 2.5 million people in Alberta.
“There are patients who, when they need their product, they need it in a hurry,” he said.