Cannabis Industry Workers’ SellSafe Certification Feb 2019.CAN.1

February 2019.CAN.1

This bulletin is to advise all cannabis retail licensees of IMPORTANT AMENDMENTS to the Retail Cannabis Store Handbook.

Effective immediately, a cannabis industry workers’ SellSafe certification will be placed into conditional status when they are found of violating sections 90.03(1) (allowing a minor to enter or be in the licensed premises) and/or 90.04 (giving or selling cannabis to a minor in the licensed premises) of the Alberta Gaming, Liquor and Cannabis Act (GLCA). Key amendments include:

1.7.11: An industry worker’s certification will be placed into conditional status when an employee at a licensed premises is found to violate any of the following:

  • d): Section 90.03(1) GLCA: permit a minor to enter or be in the licensed premises; and
  • e): Section 90.04 GLCA: give or sell or permit a person to give or sell cannabis to a minor in a licensed premises.

Please familiarize yourself with the amended policies and ensure all affected staff are notified of the new requirements.

The amended policies may be accessed on the AGLC website at

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the AGLC‘s Compliance Branch at

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