Currently, you can smoke or vape your recreational and medical cannabis in your private home, in your unit or on your balcony (depending on your building rules), in many outdoor public places (like sidewalks and parks), in designated guest rooms in hotels, motels or inns, residential boats or vehicles fitted with permanent sleeping accommodations and cooking facilities when parked or anchored and meet other criteria, and in controlled areas in: long-term care homes, certain retirement homes, residential hospices, provincially-funded supportive housing, designated psychiatric facilities or veterans’ facilities. However, other laws and policies may apply to restrict cannabis use in these places, such as municipal by-laws, condo by-laws, lease agreements, and the policies of employers and property owners.
You may purchase seeds from OCS.ca and are legally permitted to grow up to four plants in your home (not per person). To learn more about growing at home, click here.
Through Health Canada, the Government of Canada regulates the production of cannabis, while the Government of Ontario authorizes its distribution and sale.
Yes. You can grow up to four plants per private residential dwelling (not per person).
As of October 17, 2018, recreational cannabis became legal across Canada. The public possession limit of a maximum of 30 grams per individual is the same in all provinces and territories. Crossing the Canadian border with cannabis remains illegal, even after legalization. More information related to cannabis and travelling across the Canadian border can be found on the Government of Canada’s webpage here.