List of Ontario municipalities prohibiting or allowing cannabis retail stores

View a list showing which cities and towns in Ontario either allow or ban cannabis retail stores.

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Ontario municipalities had a one-time option to opt-out of having cannabis retail stores in their communities. Municipalities had until January 22, 2019 to inform the AGCO if they wished to opt out. Municipalities that chose to opt out can opt back in at any time—but once they are in, they may no longer opt out.

If the AGCO did not received written notification from a municipality by January 22, 2019, then, by default, private cannabis retail stores will be allowed within that jurisdiction beginning April 1, 2019.

Municipality Status Date of resolution Sort descending
Greater Napanee, Town of Opted-in
Larder Lake, Township of Opted-in
Papineau-Cameron, Township of Opted-out
Northern Bruce Peninsula, Municipality of Opted-out
Lake of the Woods, Township of Opted-out
Adjala-Tosorontio, Township of Opted-out
Frontenac Islands, Township of Opted-out
King, Township of Opted-out
Markham, City of Opted-out
West Lincoln, Township of Opted-out
Centre Wellington, Township of Opted-out
Bluewater, Municipality of Opted-out
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Town of Opted-out
Dorion, Township of Opted-out
Sables-Spanish Rivers, Township of Opted-out
East Zorra-Tavistock, Township of Opted-out
Southgate, Township of Opted-out
Blandford-Blenheim, Township of Opted-out
Tay, Township of Opted-out
Plympton-Wyoming, Town of Opted-out