• Cannabis accessories in convenience stores
    Cannabis accessories now legal for non-medical purposes
    May 20, 2019

    Cannabis accessories are now legal to sell for non-medical purposes. This means they may be sold specifically for the purposes of consuming cannabis as long as they are sold within the rules outlined in the Cannabis Act and the cannabis legislation in each Province. The Federal Government has decided to regulate cannabis accessories very similar […]

  • OCSA Weighs In On Proposed Vaping Regulations
    May 20, 2019

    Proposed changes to regulations surrounding the Tobacco and Vaping Products Act were revealed by Health Canada recently. Among them, changes to how retailers such as convenience stores would be permitted to advertise products. The Ontario Convenience Stores Association takes pride in working alongside government to provide practical solutions to identified problems in ways that are […]

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    Plain Packaging Regulations To Take Effect In November
    May 20, 2019

    New plain packaging regulations for Canadian tobacco products are coming into effect in November 2019 for manufacturers and February 2020 for Retailers. Among the regulations: Brand colours, graphics and logos on packages are prohibited, and a drab brown colour is required to appear as the base colour for all brands; brand names can still appear […]

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