Find Local Cannabis Retail Stores In Your City Or Region Of Alberta
Cannabis Retail Stores For AlbertaThe latest news and information with Cannabis Retail Stores Concerning The province of Alberta.
Framework and legislation set the stage for the legal and responsible use of cannabis by Albertans.
Retail cannabis store licencesIMPORTANT: 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
The Municipal Role in Licensing Cannabis RetailersRead the Global News Article
Anyone who wants to run a weed shop must undergo extensive background checks, Alberta government saysRead more on Cannabis Retail Stores in Alberta at CBC Read More Here