To assist cannabis retail store owners/operators in the safe, responsible disposal, destruction and recycling of cannabis contained within certain types of vapour products, the AGCO has amended the Registrar’s Standards for Cannabis Retail Stores.

The AGCO recognizes that, with the introduction of vapour products such as disposable...

On April 7, the AGCO announced it would temporarily pause issuing cannabis Retail Store Authorizations (RSA) during the period of the Government of Ontario’s emergency order on business closures. Since then, the AGCO has been working with the government on ways to support the emergency order and its public health objectives while also...

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On March 17, 2020 the Premier of Ontario declared a state of emergency in Ontario and ordered the closure of non-essential businesses in the province.  Authorized cannabis retail stores were initially deemed essential businesses. On April 3, 2020 a revised list was issued, further reducing the number of essential businesses. Cannabis retail...

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NEWS

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) is authorizing cannabis retail stores in Ontario to offer delivery and curbside pick-up services. This new temporary measure is the result of an emergency order introduced today by the Government of Ontario to help fight against the illegal cannabis market....

On Friday, April 3, the Government of Ontario further extended measures to help contain the spread of COVID-19 and protect public health. The government has revised its list of essential services and is requiring all other businesses to close by 11:59 pm on Saturday April 4. This closure will be in effect for 14 days, with the possibility of an...

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AGCO News Release

AGCO releases results of the second cannabis lottery: 42 applicants notified to apply for a cannabis Retail Store Authorization in Ontario.

NEWS

The Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) has released the results of the cannabis retail store lottery draw it held on August 20,...

AGCO News Release

New Lottery to be held for Cannabis Retail Store Authorizations in Ontario. AGCO Releases Details of Pre-Qualification Requirements, Application Process and Timelines NEWS

The Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) has released the pre-qualification requirements, application process and...

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