Franchise Opportunity


Pioneering Access & Distribution

An Experienced and Integrated Nationwide Dispensary Chain

National Access Cannabis is the first retail cannabis franchise in Canada.

We are also the only legal, established retail model going public on the TSX:V.


Our Current Business Model

Currently National Access Cannabis, Inc. operates and franchises a system for the development, opening and operation of distinctive alternative health care centres providing medical cannabis information, education, supply assistance and medical liaison services to its members.


National Access Cannabis continuously builds strong relationships with licensed producers. Including:


The Future Business Model

It is NAC’s hope that the provincial Governments pass legislation that will allow NAC to dispense to medical and recreational consumers. NAC has a flexible well-managed model ready to adapt and thrive under legistlation. Whether it is a controlled medical pharmacy dispensary or a full blown recreational dispensary, NAC will be ready.


Franchise Highlights


We provide support in operations, real estate, marketing, public relations, human resources, purchasing and information technology. NAC will assist franchisees during pre-opening, grand opening and provide on-going support. The NAC team will provide you with the systems, resources and support you need to operate the business successfully.

Management Team

Chuck Rifici Chairman: formerly co-founder and CEO of Canopy Growth Corp; currently serves as Chairman and CEO of Nesta Holding Co. Ltd, director with Aurora Cannabis, Supreme Pharmaceuticals and Cannaroyalty.

Jeff Hunt Director: president and part owner in the Ottawa RedBlacks, and the Ottawa 67’s; partner with Ottawa Sports & Entertainment Group.

Rocco Meliambro Director: 20-year investment industry veteran; formerly with Moss Lawson & Co. Ltd and research Capital Corp.

Mark Goliger CEO: formerly COO Qualicare Family Health Care & Right At Home Canada.

Derek Ogden President & COO: former RCMP officer in charge of drug enforcement and Director General of Drugs & Organized Crime branch.

Michael Best CFO: 26 year veteran in accounting and financial management, formerly VP and CFO of Computer Media Products; previously with MetLife Canada.

A dedicated team of professionals with decades of experience in franchising, business development and finance as well as direct domain expertise.

Franchise Candidate Requirements

  • Passion and commitment to the brand and the operation of the business to a very high standard.
  • Ability to lead, mentor, train and develop a strong team of people.
  • The financial and management resources to support the business plan and operation.
  • Commitment and ties to the local community that help drive opportunities.
  • Absolutely no criminal record.
  • Over $500,000 in Net Worth
  • Interest in multiple locations.

Next Steps

Please note that National Access Cannabis has been inundated with interest in our franchise opportunity. If you would like to get on our short list of candidates, then please follow our process and fill out our Request for Consideration.

If you qualify for a franchise, then we will reach out to you to set-up an introduction to our team.
 This website and the franchise sales information on this site do not constitute an offer to sell, or a solicitation of an offer to buy, a franchise. It is for information purposes only. The offer of a franchise can only be made through the delivery of a Franchise Disclosure Document (FDD).

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