What is the consultation on? The Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) has launched a 30-day consultation with Ontario cannabis retail license holders and other stakeholders pertaining to potential changes and clarification around the inducement rules contained in the Registrar’s Standards For Cannabis Retail Stores. What is the purpose of the consultation? The AGCO
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
This year marked the opportunity for federally licensed cannabis cultivators or processors to sell cannabis products on site. With the advent of farmgate cannabis sales, consumers now have the option to go directly to a license holder’s location to purchase cannabis products. Farmgate cannabis retail is still in its infancy stage. Some common questions we
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.
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
Are you thinking of opening a cannabis retail store in Ontario, but you are not sure where you should start? Here are some of the main considerations that you should keep in mind while selecting a the location of your cannabis retail store. Familiarize Yourself with Relevant Legislation Around Cannabis Retail In order to operate