Cannabis Retail Stores

On June 21, 2018 the Federal Cannabis Act (Bill C-45) became law, making the consumption and retail sale of non-medical cannabis legal in Canada on October 17, 2018, subject to provincial and local government regulations. The City of Abbotsford completed a planning process to establish a regulatory framework for cannabis retail stores in  2019. This process was completed in four stages, as detailed below.

Planning Process & Stages