LGCA launches Know My Cannabis Limits Campaign

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Today, the Liquor, Gaming and Cannabis Authority of Manitoba (LGCA) launched a public education campaign to get adult Manitobans thinking about limit-setting strategies when new cannabis products, including food and beverages, become available for purchase this December.     “Our government continues to focus on public and consumer safety as new cannabis products become available for sale in Manitoba,” said Justice …

Media Notice – Immediate Release

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Joint statement by the Liquor, Gaming and Cannabis Authority of Manitoba (LGCA) and the Manitoba Liquor and Lotteries Corporation (MBLL) The Liquor, Gaming and Cannabis Authority of Manitoba (LGCA) and Manitoba Liquor and Lotteries Corporation (MBLL) are aware that Health Canada is conducting an investigation of Bonify. We are in communication with Health Canada to ensure that any resulting issues …

Cannabis Regulator launches Know My Cannabis Limits Campaign

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When cannabis becomes legal across the country on October 17th, the Province wants Manitobans who use cannabis to do so as safely as possible. “Our government has been focused on protecting health and safety throughout the legalization process,” said Justice Minister Cliff Cullen. “While we can never eliminate all risks associated with using cannabis, we are committed to providing legal …

Liquor, Gaming and Cannabis Authority announces regulations for licensed cannabis retail stores

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In preparation for the operation of retail cannabis stores in Manitoba, the board of the Liquor, Gaming and Cannabis Authority (LGCA) has passed regulations that direct critical operational requirements for cannabis stores.  The Cannabis Regulation specifies a broad range of measures focused on retail premises’ safety and security, product handling, inventory controls and audit, and age verification.  These regulations are …

Liquor, Gaming and Cannabis Authority Launches the Can & Can’t of Cannabis

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Today, the Liquor, Gaming & Cannabis Authority of Manitoba (LGCA) launched the Can & Can’t of Cannabis campaign. The campaign provides Manitobans with information about the new laws in Manitoba that will come into effect on October 17, 2018, when cannabis is legalized across the country. “The legalization of cannabis is a significant challenge for the Manitoba government,” said Justice …

2017 Manitoba Cannabis Survey

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Today, the Liquor and Gaming Authority of Manitoba (LGA) released the results of its 2017 Manitoba Cannabis Survey. The LGA conducted this anonymous survey in September 2017 to build a full picture of who is using cannabis now, how often and how much they use, and how this might look different after legalization. The LGA also asked Manitobans about their expectations …

What’s YOUR gambling limit?

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Today, the Liquor and Gaming Authority of Manitoba (LGA) launched a province-wide campaign to encourage Manitobans to set limits before participating in any type of gambling activity. Research shows that people who always set limits have a lower risk of experiencing gambling harm, such as overspending and negative impacts to family and well-being. The LGA’s new campaign is targeted at …

Bring ID

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Today, the Liquor and Gaming Authority of Manitoba (LGA) launched a public education campaign to encourage young adults living in rural Manitoba to bring identification (ID) when they visit bars, restaurants or liquor stores. The campaign also reminds staff in licensed establishments to check the ID of youthful-looking patrons. “Checking ID is a matter of public safety,” explains LGA CEO …

Smart Choices

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Smart Choices, a new training program for hospitality industry employees, launched January 2, 2017. Smart Choices replaces Serving It Safe and the Problem Gambling Assistance Program. Manitoba’s liquor and gaming regulator, the Liquor and Gaming Authority of Manitoba (LGA), and the Manitoba Tourism Education Council (MTEC) have partnered to develop and deliver the online program. Smart Choices focuses on current laws, safety …