On 14 November 2018, the Province filed Ontario Regulation 468/18, made under the Cannabis Licence Act, 2018, regarding the licensing and operation of private cannabis stores in Ontario. Among other things, the regulations establish a minimum distance of 150 metres (approximately 500 feet) between cannabis retail stores and schools. O. Reg. 468/18 is available on e-laws.
The Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) has officially become the regulator of private recreational cannabis retailing in Ontario, and plans to begin accepting on-line applications for cannabis-related licences on 17 December 2018. The AGCO has announced that it will be publishing a comprehensive Cannabis Retail Regulation Guide on-line.
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