Its easy to find SQDC Dispensaries near me across the province of Quebec using our cannabis store directory. At these crown corporation locations, they distribute a range of recreational cannabis products.
Quebec is the largest French-speaking province in Canada and the only province where French is the only official language. With a population of over 8 million people and European architecture, this province is world-famous.
The Société Québécoise Du Cannabis (SQDC) is a subsidiary of the Société des alcools du Québec (SAQ). It was created in June 2018, following the passage of the Cannabis Regulation Act. Constituted as a business corporation, the SQDC is run independently from the SAQ.
Their mandate is to sell non-medical cannabis responsibly in Quebec while making the health and safety of their customers a priority.
They also have an educational campaign, providing Quebecers with the details necessary to make informed decisions.
Quebec Cannabis Laws
First off, SQDC is a government institution. Anything occurring at one of their dispensaries is by default legal. With that said, note that SQDC like many of the provinces in eastern Canada controls a monopoly. Unlike alcohol in the provinces, SQDC is the only organization legally able to distribute marijuana within the province of Quebec.
Opening and Closing times
You can find SQDC dispensaries across Quebec. Many open and close between 10 AM AND 9 PM on weekdays. Hours are typically reduced and vary during the weekends and holidays. All of our SQDC Dispensary listings provide contact information and availability hours. Browse our cannabis directory for details
We recommend calling the dispensary near you for up to date availability, especially during COVID 19. As SQDC is a government institution, you can expect their dispensary locations to follow provincial guidelines. So if you have any reservations about wearing a mask etc, it’s always a good idea to reach out to your local dispensary budtender and confirm the expectations when visiting.
SQDC Jobs Near Me
SQDC is the largest cannabis-related employer in the province of Quebec. Many jobs are offered at their dispensary locations; however, their are also opportunities at the Montreal Quebec headquarters.
In accordance with the Cannabis Act , any person wishing to hold a job with the SQDC must demonstrate the necessary probity by agreeing to submit to the security clearance process carried out by the Sûreté du Québec. The report resulting from this process will take into account in particular the absence of criminal history and links to organized crime. It must also demonstrate that the candidate possesses the ethics, integrity, and morals necessary for the job. Otherwise, the applicant could see his application rejected.
Each application received will be carefully studied and the security clearance report will be evaluated in the same way. The candidate may have their application rejected based on the assessment of the nature of the employment-related offenses, but this does not result in an automatic rejection of the application.
Click here to browse all of our jobs. View some of our latest SQDC related jobs below:
Procurement AnalystSQDC Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Administrative Coordinator – OperationsSQDC Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Integration architectSQDC Montreal, Quebec, Canada
SQDC NEAR ME
Unlike alcohol in Quebec which can be found anywhere, cannabis must be purchased from SQDC locations or online. SQDC owns a monopoly on the Quebec cannabis market. They are the only organization legally able to open brick and mortar dispensary locations in Quebec. This a popular model in eastern Canada with Nova Scotia and New Brunswick (which borders Quebec) also running government-owned cannabis monopolies.
View all cannabis locations in Quebec. Below we list a few SQDC dispensary locations across the province of Quebec: