Retail Cannabis Licensing

May 15, 2023

Cannabis License Application Approval Depends on a Strong Public Consultation Strategy

In Canada, the retail cannabis license application process is complicated. Public consultation by local government is a crucial step along the way. Local government refers to […]
March 24, 2023

How Does Alberta SellSafe Retail Cannabis Staff Training Work?

SellSafe is required by all Alberta retail cannabis licensee staff. Cannabis store workers learn about social responsibility policies required of their job, how to prevent minors […]
January 27, 2023

Legal Cannabis Stores in Canada Still Competing with Illegal Online Sellers Though Change is in the Air

Since legalization, licensed cannabis stores in Canada have faced competition from the illicit cannabis market, particular illegal online cannabis stores. So called “MOMs” (Mail Order Marijuana) […]
December 14, 2022

Buying a Cannabis License & Store Made Easy

Buying a cannabis license (and store) rather than starting from square one has many advantages. When you purchase a license, you are almost always buying the […]
September 20, 2022

Thrive Cannabis Licensing Consultants Do Much More Than License Applications

Cannabis licensing consultants do so much more than help you obtain retail license approval. Non-medical cannabis license approval is an important milestone for start-up cannabis stores […]
May 31, 2021

Why a BC Cannabis License Consultant is More Important Than Ever

If you run a non-medical retail cannabis business, working with a cannabis license consultant is more important now, during the COVID-19 pandemic, than ever before. Understanding […]
February 12, 2021

Does Your Cannabis License Consultant Understand Your Business?

While a cannabis license consultant can help you apply for a retail cannabis license in Vancouver or anywhere in BC, what happens once you’re open for […]
August 31, 2020

Federally Licensed Cannabis Producer System is Keeping Online Black Market Alive

Owners of licensed retail cannabis stores in BC and other Canadian provinces have good reason to gripe about the competition, but they’re not complaining about other […]
April 24, 2020

Why Canada’s Illegal Online Cannabis Stores Won’t Die

Recreational cannabis may be legal in Canada, but you can’t sell it without a cannabis license. In reality, illegal online cannabis stores operate with seeming impunity. […]