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7.2 Cannabis Seizure and Analysis

Retail Cannabis Store Handbook


  1. Unauthorized or illegal cannabis is not permitted in a licensed premises.
  2. Unauthorized or illegal cannabis includes, but is not limited to, cannabis that:
    1. has been obtained from an unauthorized source;
    2. has been altered in any manner;
    3. is not contained in its original sealed package or AGLC approved container;
    4. is contained in a package that has been tampered with; or
    5. is contained in a package with an altered or unauthorized label.
  3. Any unauthorized or illegal cannabis products found in a licensed premises will be seized immediately by an Inspector.
  4. If cannabis is seized, an Inspector will submit an Incident Report (see Subsection 8.1) which may result in disciplinary action up to and including suspension or cancellation of licence and/or provincial or federal charges.


  1. Seized cannabis is noted by the Inspector on a Cannabis Seizure Receipt form with a copy being provided to the licensee.