To open a retail store and sell recreational cannabis, there are may be two licences and an authorization that are required from the AGCO. These are:
All applicants must meet all of the eligibility criteria set out in the Cannabis Licence Act, 2018 and its regulations.
Sole proprietorships or partnerships between individuals may not require a retail manager licence. You should consider the duties performed by individuals to determine if they require a retail manager licence. Please note that the educational requirements must be met.
A cannabis retail store may not sell cannabis unless licensed and authorized by the AGCO, and the retailer must have a supply purchase contract with the Ontario Cannabis Retail Store (OCS). The retailer may only sell cannabis obtained through the OCS..