The B.C. government is proposing new rules that would make 19 the minimum age to purchase, sell or consume cannabis, allow adults to possess up to 30 grams of cannabis in a public place and prohibit cannabis smoking and vaping everywhere tobacco smoking and vaping our prohibited.
Public cannabis stores in B.C. to operate under retail brand ‘BC Cannabis Stores’
The B.C. government has announced once legalized, public cannabis stores and the online retail store for non-medical cannabis will operate under the new brand BC Cannabis Stores.
The government says this will align with the BC Liquor Stores brand and will be used to support the wholesale distribution and sale of non-medical cannabis.
Our provincial regulatory framework sets the stage for the legal and responsible use of cannabis by British Columbians. British Columbia’s top priorities are protecting young people, promoting health and safety, keeping the criminal element out of cannabis, keeping our roads safe, and supporting economic development.
“Adult recreational marijuana users in British Columbia, will be able to buy cannabis from private retailers, in urban centres, and in government-run stores across the province, the B.C. government announced “
“British Columbia will create a retail system for recreational cannabis that is almost identical to the one for alcohol, but like most other provinces, will not allow the two substances to be sold together in private or public stores once Ottawa legalizes it this summer.”
he B.C. government has begun filling in the details surrounding its plans for regulating and selling non-medical marijuana, but is cautioning it will take some time for a clearer picture to form.
“There are many key policy areas where decisions still have to be made,” said Solicitor General Mike Farnworth, in announcing the proposed rules.
VANCOUVER (Reuters) – British Columbia said on Monday it would set up a chain of government-run shops and license private stores that would sell recreational marijuana only, the latest of Canada’s provinces to unveil sales strategies for pot just months before it is legalized.
“The B.C. government intends to create a chain of government-run stores that sell cannabis and accessories in addition to allowing room for private-sector competition once the federal government legalizes adult use of marijuana – a move expected to happen by July. All of these stores will be forbidden from selling liquor or tobacco.”
The B.C. government intends to create a chain of government-run stores that sell cannabis and accessories but not liquor or tobacco,