How to Use This Guide

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The Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario's (AGCO)Cannabis Retail Regulation Guide (the 'Guide) is a guide to the laws, regulations, eligibility requirements, and licensing and application process for recreational cannabis retail stores in Ontario. This guide is provided as a courtesy to potential applicants and holders of retail cannabis licences and authorizations. Every effort has been made to ensure its accuracy. However, applicants should always consult the relevant legislation, regulations and standards before proceeding.

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