Potential for Cannabis Consumption Establishments and/or Cannabis Special Occasion Permits

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Summary of Proposal:
The government would like your feedback on the potential implementation of additional cannabis business opportunities in the future, including:
1. facilitating the sale of cannabis for consumption in establishments like lounges and cafes (cannabis consumption establishments); and,
2. cannabis special occasion permits.

Cannabis consumption establishments and special occasion permits, if brought forward, would facilitate the purchase and consumption of cannabis in specified social settings (e.g. cafés, entertainment venues, festivals and events).

Please see attached document which provides additional information and specific questions for feedback on these two topics.

The government is collecting feedback at this time to inform potential decisions about opportunities in an open cannabis market in the future. No changes to the cannabis framework are expected at this time nor is there a current timeframe for any additional changes that may be informed by this feedback.
Further Information:
Proposal Number:
Posting Date:
February 10, 2020
Comments Due Date:
March 10, 2020
Contact Address:
Ministry of the Attorney General
Policy Division
Legalization of Cannabis Branch
720 Bay Street, 11th Floor
Toronto ON M7A 2S9