Responsible Cannabis Practices Certification

Why Get Certified?



Earning consumer confidence through accountability and transparency.

Take Action

Be proactive about challenges and you will attract like-minded people.

Be Prepared

Get the systems, support and expertise you need.

A Seal With Substance

This accomplishment can be displayed with pride to indicate that you are taking the extra necessary steps to address what matters most.

What makes up the Certification?

Responsible Cannabis Practices is a voluntary certification tailored to retailers who are committed to providing the highest possible retail experience for their customers/employees, and to leaving the industry better than they found it. The RCP frameworks are shaped by a variety of industry professionals in collaborative working groups. These criteria will evolve and adapt as needed to continually promote best practices and positive industry progress.

+ Compliance Criteria

Policy & Procedures that include:

  • Physical Store Requirements
  • Destruction of Cannabis
  • Record Keeping
  • Responsible Use
  • Advertising Promotion
  • Minors Prohibited Persons
  • Secure Transportation
  • *Delivery/ Click Collect
+ Environmental Sustainability

Policy Commitments and Procedures that include:

  • Waste Management Recycling
  • Water Conservation
  • Energy Efficiency
  • Tracking
  • Carbon Emissions
  • Communication Engagement
  • Product Mix
+ Health and Safety

Policy Procedures that include :

  • Occupational Health
  • Public Health
  • Covid Response
  • Hygiene and Cleanliness
+ Diversity and Inclusion

Policy Procedures that include:

  • Workplace Violence
  • Hiring
  • Training
  • Communication Engagement
  • Infrastructure

Ready for the Next Step?

Contact a representative and Get Started Today