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Proposed Cannabis Regulations for the City of Grande Prairie Are Now Available
Posted Date: 4/26/2018

The City of Grande Prairie is currently developing cannabis regulations for the municipality.

As a result of both the federal and provincial cannabis acts, municipalities have been delegated a degree of responsibility in regard to cannabis. Municipalities have the authority to:

  • Set greater separation distances than set out by the provincial regulations, or add additional buffer zones to best suit their communities' needs,
  • Specify any separation distances between any two cannabis retail stores,
  • Regulate store hours and,
  • Regulate public consumption of cannabis within restrictions set by other orders of government.

City Council will consider bylaw amendments related to Cannabis on May 22. The proposed cannabis regulations for the City of Grande Prairie may be found here.