Working in the cannabis industry

Alberta's cannabis industry has many requirements for people looking to gain employment.

AGLC regulates the following types of cannabis workers in Alberta:

  • Cannabis representatives: individuals who market cannabis in Alberta
  • Retail staff: Owners, managers, supervisors, cashiers and security staff employees in retail cannabis stores

Information on how to meet AGLC requirements for each of these employment types can be found in this section.

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Requirements for retail staff

Certain requirements are needed for staff to work in the retail cannabis industry.

Cannabis representatives

A cannabis representative is a company that markets cannabis products in Alberta.