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Alberta Cannabis Retail Stores

Cannabis Retail Stores For Alberta

The latest news and information with Cannabis Retail Stores Concerning The province of Alberta.

Alberta Cannabis Framework and legislation

Framework and legislation set the stage for the legal and responsible use of cannabis by Albertans.

Retail cannabis store licences

IMPORTANT: All retail cannabis licence applicants must undergo extensive mandatory background checks. Background checks are performed on an applicant, director, shareholders and key employees to prevent criminal interests from operating, associating or having a financial interest in cannabis retail sales in Alberta. An applicant that is or was a participant in the unlawful cannabis trade, including illegal retail or medical sales, or has criminal convictions for serious violence offences, possession for the purpose of trafficking, trafficking, manufacturing or production of a controlled drug or substance under the Controlled Drug and Substance Act will not be eligible for a retail cannabis licence. On March 6, 2018, the AGLC will accept retail cannabis licence applications. Applications submitted prior to March 6 will be returned to the applicant. The AGLC is committed to:
  • keeping cannabis out of the hands of children and youth
  • protecting public health
  • promoting safety on roads, in workplaces and in public spaces
  • limiting the illegal cannabis market
  • continuing to offer choices Albertans can trust
More information on Alberta retail stores here

The Municipal Role in Licensing Cannabis Retailers

87 applications received so far for Alberta cannabis retail stores

The Alberta Gaming and Liquor Commission (AGLC) has received 87 applications so far for retail cannabis stores across the province. The application process launched on March 6 Read the Global News Article

Alberta expects to license 250 cannabis stores in first year

Anyone who wants to run a weed shop must undergo extensive background checks, Alberta government says

Read more on Cannabis Retail Stores in Alberta at CBC

Alberta Gaming and Liquor Commission (AGLC)

Everything you need to know about Cannabis in Alberta. Read More Here alberta retail cannabis stores