Become a Cannabis Supplier

Becoming a Supplier with Manitoba Liquor & Lotteries

All licensed cannabis retailers in Manitoba buy their product exclusively through Manitoba Liquor & Lotteries (MBLL) from Health Canada licensed suppliers.

All Supplier are required to adhere to the supplier application criteria detailed in the drop down below.

To be considered as a supplier of non-medical cannabis to the province of Manitoba, MBLL will required additional information about your company, please complete the application at the following link:

Cannabis Supplier Application Form

 

MBLL is the exclusive wholesaler of non-medical cannabis in Manitoba and sells to authorized private Cannabis retailers in the province. Retailers must purchase cannabis, and products containing cannabis, through MBLL’s product catalogue. This catalogue includes only products that contain cannabis, with uniform pricing to all retailers. Retailers are responsible for sourcing their own cannabis accessories.

As the cannabis industry in Canada continues to grow and mature, Manitoba is currently prioritizing Cannabis suppliers of innovative products to fill any gaps in the current product offerings, as well as products requested by the Licensed Retailer network. 

Innovative products can be defined as:

  • Unique and/or new products that currently are not offered

  • Underserved products, product categories or sub-categories.

  • Competitive pricing

  • Brands with demonstrated performance in other markets

  • Historical legacy market brand recognition


 

A full listing of licensed cannabis retailers can be found on LGCA’s website: https://lgcamb.ca/cannabis/store-list/

 
Manitoba uses a direct ship model between suppliers and retailers. Suppliers must include cost of delivery in their price to MBLL.

There are cross-docking services in Manitoba to assist suppliers with the challenges of a direct ship model. Details can be found here:
https://www.mbllpartners.ca/cannabis-partners/cannabis-manitoba

Applicants are required to adhere to the following criteria:

  • Health Canada License Sales Amendment (other than Plants / Seeds)

  • Ability to meet the demands of the provincial model:


◦ Direct ship to retailers/cross docking

◦ Uniform pricing and product availability to all Licensed Cannabis Retailers in Manitoba

◦ Uniform product offerings to all retailers; ship in full cases

◦ No minimum order quantities (MOQ) or values allowed


  • Innovative products (defined above)

  • Indigenous and/or minority group ownership

  • Payment terms of 30 days; post retailer receiving completion

Complete the supplier application at the link above. MBLL will contact your company for further information.
 
Once approved for listing, The supplier must:

  • Create an account on MBLLPartners.ca. 

  • Download, complete and submit the following forms:

  • Supplier Information Form (SIF)


◦ Void cheque/direct deposit financial information

◦ PDF copy of Health Canada license

◦ Logo(s) for listing on MBLLPartners.ca


• Product Information Form (PIF)


◦ Utilize the Cannabis - MBLL Wholesale to Retailer Pricing Calculator to understand mark-up structure


  • Supplier must acknowledge understanding of the Purchase Order Terms and Conditions via Email