COMPONENT 5 - RETAIL STORES AND WAREHOUSE

Component 5 includes members who work for the BC Liquor Distribution Branch in retail stores and related warehouse operations.

NEWS & UPDATES

October 10, 2017

20,000 ideas and counting: British Columbians offer feedback on legal cannabi...

The B.C. government has received more than 20,000 responses from the public on questions concerning how legal marijuana should be regulated and sold in the province. And it's only halfway through its public consultation on how to implement non-medical cannabis distribution in the province, once the federal government makes it legal in July 2018.   Read more...

September 25, 2017

B.C. to begin public consultation on marijuana legalization - BCGEU

Minister of Public Safety and Solicitor General Mike Farnworth told municipal leaders across B.C. that the government is beginning an extensive public engagement on how legalized marijuana will be sold and regulated in the province.    Read more...

September 25, 2017

Legal cannabis tops packed agenda at annual meeting of B.C.'s municipal leade...

Municipalities in British Columbia are clamouring to have a say in the marijuana policies they believe will fall largely on their shoulders to enforce when pot becomes legal next summer.   Read more...  

September 18, 2017

B.C. undecided on rules for legal marijuana, even as justice ministers discus...

VICTORIA - B.C.'s top cop says the province remains undecided on how it will tax, distribute and regulate the use of marijuana once the federal government legalizes it next summer. Solicitor General Mike Farnworth said he hopes to hear more ideas from his provincial and federal counterparts on Friday as they continue a meeting in Vancouver. Ottawa intends to legalize pot within 10 months, forci...