Alert: Important Update for Social Equity Cannabis Retail License Applicants: New Instructional Courses and Upcoming Webinar Series Jan. 24 and Jan. 28, 2023

 The Liquor and Cannabis Board (LCB) will soon be opening the application window for a limited number of retail cannabis licenses that have been reserved for social equity purposes.

The LCB has partnered with MakeGreenGo! to provide technical assistance and business education for potential social equity applicants. MakeGreenGo! is a company with experience providing technical assistance to cannabis businesses in several state and local jurisdictions.

New Instructional Courses

New instructional courses have been added to the Technical Assistance Program. Sign up for the free Technical Assistance Program here. The six new videos provide detailed information on the application process, including:

  • Social Equity Program Overview
  • Social Equity Application Process
  • How to Submit an Application
  • How to Complete a Social Equity Plan
  • Cannabis Laws and Rules
  • Cannabis Licensing Overview

Social Equity Program Webinars

Together, LCB and MakeGreenGo! are hosting a series of webinars to help potential applicants learn about the social equity licenses and how to prepare to apply. The webinars are for anyone who is interested in learning more about applying for a social equity cannabis license. Registered attendees will learn:

  • How to apply for a license;
  • Qualifications for a social equity in cannabis license;
  • Documents you will need to gather; and
  • Additional information potential applicants will want to know:

The webinar content is pre-recorded, however, registered participants will still be able to ask questions through chat during the live question and answer period. LCB staff will be online to answer your questions.


Please only sign up for one webinar.


Webinar Dates and Times

 Jan. 24, 2023 (Tues.)

  • 10:00 a.m.
  • 7:00 p.m.

January 28, 2023 (Sat.)

  • 10:00 a.m.
  • 7:00 p.m.

Webinar Registration

Click here to register to participate in a webinar. A recording of a webinar will also be available on our website, at a later date.

LCB Social Equity in Cannabis Website

As always, the source for the most current information is the Social Equity section of the LCB website. Please visit our website to learn more about social equity in cannabis and to access the training provided to prepare you to apply for a license.

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