Regulation - LGIC

Proposed Regulations Relating to Cannabis Retail and Distribution

Regulation Number(s):
Instrument Type:
Regulation - LGIC
Bill or Act:
Cannabis Act, 2017; Ontario Cannabis Retail Corporation Act, 2017; Pay Equity Act; Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act
Summary of Decision:
The following regulations related to cannabis retail and distribution have been approved:
General - Cannabis Act, 2017
General - Ontario Cannabis Retail Corporation Act, 2017
Amending O. Reg. 387/07 (Prescribed Bodies, Crown as Employer) - Pay Equity Act
Amending Reg. 460 of R.R.O. 1990 (General) - Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act
Analysis of Regulatory Impact:
Administrative costs to business are not expected as a result of this regulatory proposal.
Further Information:
Proposal Number:
Posting Date:
January 18, 2018
Summary of Proposal:
In preparation for the federal legalization of cannabis, Ontario has developed a safe and sensible framework to govern recreational cannabis within the province, which includes the sale of cannabis through a Crown corporation.

To support the implementation of Ontario's cannabis retail and distribution model, regulations and operational policies may stipulate rules impacting the operation of the OCRC. This paper describes the retail and distribution related regulations being considered under
Contact Address:
Yanani Nadarajah, Senior Policy Advisor
Cannabis Retail Implementation Project
Office of Regulatory Policy and Agency Relations
Ministry of Finance
375 University Ave, 7th floor, Toronto, ON M5G 2J5
Effective Date:
February 22, 2018