British Columbia will be pursuing a hybrid public distribution / private retail framework moving forward. The Province of British Columbia is accepting applications for private non-medical cannabis retail store licenses through its online Cannabis Licensing Application Portal.
All applicants for retail licences must follow the guidelines outlined in the Cannabis Retail Store License Terms and Conditions Handbook.
Employees and associates of retailers will have to be registered and vetted by the Province. There are several forms and guidelines cannabis retail associates need to fill out, sign and be familiar with.
BC Laws and Regulations Relating to Cannabis Distribution and Sales