You cannot smoke or vape cannabis:
You cannot consume cannabis (smoking, vaping and eating) in a vehicle or boat that is being driven or will be driven.
Where you cannot smoke or vape cannabis
You must be 19 and older to buy, use, possess and grow recreational cannabis. This is the same as the minimum age for the sale of tobacco and alcohol in Ontario.
The Ontario Government has rules in place to keep cannabis out of the hands of children and youth, keep our roads safe and combat the illegal market.
Schools and places where children gather
Learn about Ontario’s rules to keep people safe when buying and consuming recreational 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.
Safe disposal of cannabis
When travelling in Canada, it is your responsibility to understand and follow local laws. Check out provincial and territorial websites for more details: