Newfoundland and Labrador Liquor Corporation (NLC) announces qualified applicants from Licensed Cannabis Retailer Request for Proposals (RFP)

    28 May 2021

NLC released the names and locations of qualified applicants from the recent Licensed Cannabis Retailer (LCR) RFP today at

Several geographic areas in the Province were recently identified for additional retail locations. As the legal cannabis industry evolves, NLC will continue to make adjustments as required to ensure access to a safe and secure supply of cannabis for residents of Newfoundland and Labrador.

Qualified applicants have been contacted by NLC and will be guided through the next phase of the application process to become Licensed Cannabis Retailers.

The evaluation process of the RFP included the review of 42 proposals. There were multiple proposals submitted in several postal codes, and as a result, the following applicants have qualified to proceed in the licensing process.

Oceanic Releaf

Rental Unit A, Building B, Avalon Business Park, Whitbourne

Oceanic Releaf

6 Sweetland's Hill, Bonavista

Oceanic Releaf

20 High Street, Channel-Port aux Basques


20 Lake Avenue, St. John's

Oceanic Releaf

350 Torbay Road, St. John's

Atlantic Cultivation

200 Water Street, St. John's

Atlantic Cultivation

79 Broadway, Corner Brook

Oceanic Releaf

134 Trans Canada Highway, Clarenville

NLC reminds the public that the purchase of cannabis is only legal at Licensed Cannabis Retailers and online via

Bruce Keating, President and CEO, NLC – “This is another important step in the development of the cannabis industry in the Province. We are very pleased to expand retail coverage and improve consumer access, and in so doing, to continue to strengthen our ability to tackle the illicit cannabis trade. We were also pleased to see the quality of proposals submitted from within the Province to this competitive bid process.”

Media Contact:
Darrell Smith
Newfoundland and Labrador Liquor Corporation
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