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WINNIPEG, Oct. 17, 2018 /CNW/ - Tokyo Smoke, an award-winning, design-focused cannabis brand and retailer, is delighted to announce the opening of our first licensed cannabis retail location in Winnipeg, Manitoba. The store opening coincides with the legal sale of recreational cannabis which is now permitted in the province as of Wednesday, October 17, 2018.
Tokyo Smoke's first retail location will be open starting at 10 a.m. (CT) today, October 17, at 55B Goulet Street, Winnipeg. A host of top brands will be available, including: Seven Oaks, Royal High and Edison, with deliveries of more brands arriving daily over the next two weeks. Also available in-store are a widespread selection of curated cannabis accessories from Tokyo Smoke and carefully selected partners.
In the coming days, customers in Winnipeg will also be able to purchase cannabis online through Tokyo Smoke's newly updated e-commerce site tokyosmoke.com. Tokyo Smoke will roll-out 2-hour delivery in the Winnipeg area in the coming weeks. For Manitobans outside of the Winnipeg area, online cannabis sales will be available soon.
Two additional Tokyo Smoke stores will be opening in Winnipeg within the next month (The Exchange at 264 McDermot Ave and Osborne Village at Unit 2 437 Stradbrook Ave) with another one opening in Brandon, Manitoba before year end. Tokyo Smoke's Retail Organization Agreement enables up to ten stores in the province including Dauphin, Portage la Prairie and Thompson, subject to social responsibility location reviews.
All stores are anchored on education, with ample opportunities for in-store learning. Customers will be able to book one-on-one consultations at all licensed Tokyo Smoke retail locations. Our retail employees have gone through both internal and external training and have extensive product knowledge to help answer cannabis-related questions. All employees have obtained their Smart Choices Cannabis Retail Certification.
About Tokyo Smoke:
Tokyo Smoke, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Hiku Brands, is an award-winning, design-focused brand that seamlessly blends the best of cannabis with preeminent retail. Tokyo Smoke is ushering in a new era with an elevated and immersive retail experience featuring our signature collection of accessories and soon-to-launch line of recreational cannabis. For more information about Tokyo Smoke, visit www.tokyosmoke.com
Hiku is focused on building a portfolio of engaging cannabis brands, unsurpassed retail experiences and handcrafted cannabis production. With a national retail footprint led by Tokyo Smoke, small batch cannabis production through DOJA's ACMPR licensed grow, Van der Pop's female-focused educational platforms, and Matri, our Quebec based cannabis brand featuring high quality handmade accessories, Hiku houses an industry-leading portfolio that aims to set the bar for cannabis brands in Canada. Hiku operates a network of both cannabis dispensing and brand stores across British Columbia, Manitoba, Alberta and Ontario. Hiku is a member of the Canopy Growth Corp. family of companies.
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