Public Notice Submission for Cannabis Retail Store

So you’ve submitted your Retail Store Authorization application and you’ve received an email from the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) with dates for your public notice period for your proposed cannabis retail store. This means it is now time for public notification. What You Need To Do Public notification is the mechanism that

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Regulations Amending the Cannabis Regulations (Flavours in Cannabis Extracts)

On June 19, 2021, Health Canada announced via a Regulatory Impact Analysis Statement (RIAS) their plan to amend the Cannabis Regulations, specifically focused on proposed restrictions around flavouring in cannabis extracts and vape pens. The proposed changes would be expected to come into force no earlier than 2022 and would restrict the production, sale, promotion,

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What Are Cannabis License Amendments and Notifications and When Do We Need Them?

So, your cannabis license has been issued by Health Canada and operations have begun, but now you need to make a change. You might be thinking “How do I update my license and know if my change is okay to make?”. This blog will answer that question and more! Here we’ll be discussing cannabis license

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Waiting For Your RSA? Here’s What You Can Do In The Meantime

Congratulations! You have submitted your Retail Store Authorization (RSA) and you are now one step closer to operating your cannabis retail store in Ontario. As applications are processed in the order they are received, and the duration of the review period depends on the complexity of your application, there will definitely be a waiting period. 

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Flow Through Process – Ontario Cannabis Store (OCS)

On May 13th, the Ontario Cannabis Store (OCS) announced to authorized cannabis retailers its new plan to allow licensed producers of cannabis to sell directly to cannabis retailers in Ontario. This new “flow-through” program will be introduced by late summer 2021 and will allow cannabis retailers to order products not stocked in the OCS warehouse.

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The AGCO Announces Burden Reduction Change for Cannabis Retail Operator Licensees

The AGCO has recently announced a burden reduction change for Cannabis Retail Operator Licencees. In support of this announcement, the AGCO has amended Standard 1.3 of the Registrar’s Standards for Cannabis Retail Stores to allow Cannabis Retail Manager Licences (RMLs) to oversee more than one single cannabis retail store location. This will allow businesses more

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