Learn about the Youth Cannabis Diversion Program, an online education and prevention program for youth between the ages of 12 and 18. Youth who come into conflict with the law for certain provincial cannabis-related offences can be referred to this program by law enforcement, prosecutors and courts.
Where you can use it
You may grow up to four cannabis plants per residence (not per person) if:
Publicly owned spaces
You cannot smoke or vape cannabis:
Check with your housing agreements and bylaws for information on safe and legal cannabis home growing.
Cannabis laws are different in each province and territory in Canada. Differences include legal age, locations where cannabis can be sold and consumed, and possession limits.
What are the limitations on transporting cannabis?
When travelling in Canada, it is your responsibility to understand and follow local laws. Check out provincial and territorial websites for more details:
Municipalities may also pass bylaws to regulate the use of cannabis locally.
It’s illegal to take any cannabis across the Canadian border, regardless whether:
Identifying legal cannabis products
On October 17, 2018, the Cannabis Act came into force.
Adults should only expect a limited selection to appear gradually, in physical or online stores, and no earlier than mid-December 2019. It will take more time before a full range of products becomes available.
It will take time before the new cannabis products become available for purchase. Adults should only expect a limited selection to appear gradually, in physical or online stores, and no earlier than mid-December 2019. It will take more time before a full range of products becomes available.