OCS Announces: A Limited Supply Of Legal Edibles Coming To Ontario Next Week

OCS Announces: A Limited Supply Of Legal Edibles Coming To Ontario Next Week

The Ontario Cannabis Store (OCS) announced at a news conference on Friday that a limited number of new products will be shipped to licensed retailers on Monday.

Cannabis edibles, extracts and topics were legally approved in October but there was a gap in the items that eventually hit the shelves due to a 60-day approval process imposed by Health Canada. Items will now be made available for purchase from the online retail website of the province on January 16.
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AGCO updates application process for cannabis retail licensing

AGCO updates application process for cannabis retail licensing

On December 12, 2019, the Government of Ontario announced its move towards an open market for private cannabis retail in Ontario and related amendments to Ontario Regulation 468/18 made under the Cannabis Licence Act, 2018. As a result, the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) will modify the application process for cannabis retail licensing.

These changes will be introduced in the stages, which align with the timelines established by the government.The AGCO is committed to processing applications as quickly as possible with the objective of making a legal supply of cannabis more broadly available across Ontario.

As regulator, the AGCO’s priorities continue to be ensuring that only eligible applicants are licensed and that licensed operators act with honesty, integrity, and in the public interest, following all laws, regulations and standards.

Full details can be found on the PDF download link below.

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Kate Robertson of Maclean’s Magazine Discusses The First Year Of Legal Cannabis in Canada

Kate Robertson of Maclean’s Magazine Discusses The First Year Of Legal Cannabis in Canada

Kate Robertson of Maclean’s Magazine discusses the first year of legal cannabis in Canada and what the country needs to do, to improve the customer experience.

From the provincial and federal level to the local level of government, Kate explains how the first year of legal cannabis in Canada has been very disappointing and has not detoured the illegal market in any way.

Link to the full opinion article can be found here https://www.macleans.ca/opinion/how-not-to-legalize-weed/

Canadian Government Provides Final Regulations on Edibles & Other Cannabis Extracts

Canadian Government Provides Final Regulations on Edibles & Other Cannabis Extracts

The Canadian government released the final proposed regulations for additional cannabis products that include extracts, edibles and topicals.

The full chart with the proposed levels of THC and rules around packaging can be found below.

For more information and how you can have your say visit the following link! https://www.canada.ca/cannabis