BC LCRB Policy Directives

November 14, 2022

BC Liquor Primary Licensees Permitted to Open Early During 2022 FIFA World Cup

BC liquor primary licensees may open earlier than stated on their BC liquor license for the hosting of televised 2022 FIFA World Cup games. Licensees may […]
October 17, 2022

New BC Cannabis Producer Retail Store License Effective November 30/22

A new cannabis Producer Retail Store (PRS) license for farm-gate sales will become effective November 30, 2022, as announced by BC Liquor & Cannabis Regulation Branch […]
June 19, 2022

Early Expiry of Authorization for BC Liquor Manufacturers to Produce, Sell or Donate Alcohol-Based Sanitizer

During the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, the BC Liquor & Cannabis Regulation Branch (BCLCRB) authorized licensed BC liquor manufacturers to produce, package, sell or donate […]
March 23, 2022

BC Liquor Manufacturers Picnic Area Endorsement Policy Changes

The BC Liquor & Cannabis Regulation Branch has updated liquor manufacturer picnic area endorsement policies in an effort to transition from Temporary Expanded Service Areas to […]
October 27, 2021

BC Licensed Retail Store Moratorium Extended Until 2032

On October 4, 2021, the BC Liquor & Cannabis Regulation Branch (BCLCRB) announced a 10-year extension to the new LRS license application moratorium, which was set […]
October 15, 2021

BC Liquor Manufacturer Authorization to Produce & Sell Hand Sanitizer Extended

In response to the continuing COVID-19 pandemic and to support BC liquor manufacturers by increasing revenue generating opportunities, the General Manager of the BC Liquor & […]
June 22, 2021

BC Cannabis Stores Get Green Light for Delivery Starting July 15

The BC Liquor and Cannabis Regulation Branch (LCRB) has given the green light to BC cannabis stores for delivery and curbside pickup beginning on July 15. […]
March 29, 2021

What is the Selling It Right Course for BC Non-Medical Cannabis Retailers?

Selling It Right was launched in the early summer of 2020, and the BC Liquor & Cannabis Regulation Branch (BCLCRB) issued policy directive 20-14 “Non-Medical Cannabis […]
March 15, 2021

BC Retail Cannabis License Policy Directives

Just seeing the words “retail cannabis license policy directive” is enough to cause some confusion, yet, if you run a cannabis store in BC, or are […]