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.
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.
Did you know that applicants for a Processing (standard or micro), Cultivation (standard, micro or nursery) and Sale for Medical Purposes with Possession Licences are required to submit a site evidence package with visual evidence demonstrating the completion and functionality of their facility, in addition to documents submitted as a part of their CTLS application?
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
During the November 2017 public consultation to solicit input on regulations under the Cannabis Act, it was determined that further consideration was necessary in order to determine an appropriate regulatory approach for health products containing cannabis without requiring the oversight of a medicinal practitioner. Under current regulatory framework already established by the Cannabis Act and
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