Below you will find a list of Frequently Asked Questions pertaining to the OCS product call. We encourage all Licensed Producers and cannabis accessory suppliers to read them prior to responding to a Product Call.
An Open Product Call is a product submission process from Health Canada-authorized cannabis producers and accessories suppliers that forms the initial stage of the OCS’s regular, open and competitive procurement process.
The OCS only considers submissions received through the product call for procurement.
The Ontario Cannabis Store (OCS) provides safe, responsible access to recreational cannabis for adults 19 and older. The OCS operates the sole legal online store for recreational cannabis in Ontario and is the exclusive wholesaler to private retail stores authorized by the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario.
The OCS only sells cannabis products authorized under federal law. Currently, these include dried flower, pre-rolls, oils, seeds, capsules, edibles, concentrates, extracts and topicals.
The OCS currently provides consumers with a variety of cannabis accessories, including vaporizers, batteries, grinders, bongs, pipes, rolling papers and cones and filters.
The OCS considers responsible use and moderate consumption when evaluating submissions for cannabis accessories.
In order to be considered as an OCS vendor for cannabis products, you must either hold the appropriate licence issued by Health Canada under the Cannabis Act OR be actively working towards attaining the appropriate licence issued by Health Canada under the Cannabis Act.
Please ensure you have filled in the Product Call Form correctly and accurately. If you must make changes or edits to your submission, please resubmit the form to email@example.com and specify that you would like to replace your previous submission.
Your subject line should follow the format: “Cannabis Product Call OR Accessories Product Call-Company Name Here”.
Once received, your previous submission will be deleted.
This submission forms the basis upon which you will be evaluated as a potential OCS vendor. Any missing information can impact the evaluation.