A Province-by-Province Guide to Recreational and Medical Cannabis Laws in Canada

Medical cannabis has been legal in Canada since July 2001 and Justin Trudeau’s revolutionary legislation change occurred on October 17th when recreational cannabis was legalized across the whole of Canada, however the change in legislation isn’t as cut and dry as some may think.

As part of Bill C-45 or ‘The Cannabis Act’, the federal government has left jurisdiction of the finer details of the legislation change up to each individual province, such as ‘What is the minimum age I can possess Cannabis in Canada?’ and ‘How many grams can I possess now the law has changed?’

Does this change have any effect on how you receive your medicinal cannabis? Here is your guide to how each provinces’ laws have changed and what effect is may have for your medical cannabis prescription.

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medical cannabis alberta

Cannabis Laws - Alberta

What is the minimum age to purchase cannabis in Alberta?Alberta is only 1 of two states where recreational cannabis can be purchased at the age of 18 or over, with all other states setting 19 as the minimum age limit.

Which is in-line with the age of tobacco and alcohol sales.Medical Cannabis is allowed for qualifying conditions for residents under the age of 18, but only if prescribed by a doctor.

Where can I purchase cannabis from in Alberta?


Recreational cannabis can be purchased at licensed brick-and-mortar dispensaries, of which there are expected to be 250 by the end of 2018.

These stores will have to be physically separate to any store selling tobacco, alcohol or pharmaceuticals and will be subject to extreme security requirements.

These physical stores are expected to be open from 10:00 to 02:00.The province will run on-line sales of recreational cannabis.


Medical cannabis in Alberta can be purchased online and delivered via mail order and only after speaking to a registered cannabis health professional and receiving a prescription.

Namaste MD provides the prescription and delivery service online, through the Namaste MD App. The list of licensed producers for medicinal cannabis can be found on Health Canada’s website.

Visit the Namaste MD App to apply for medicinal cannabis.

Can I grow cannabis at home in Alberta?


In-line with legislation set on February 2016 for medical cannabis, cannabis can be grown at home in Alberta by all who are legally allowed to possess it up to a maximum total for 4 plants at a time.

If you rent a property you may be restricted at home by much cannabis you can grow as subject to any rental agreement or condominium law.


How much cannabis can I possess in Alberta?


You will be able to possess a maximum amount of 30 grams of recreational cannabis on your person and up to a maximum amount of 150 grams of recreational cannabis at home.

The legal limit for medicinal cannabis is a full monthly amount of your medicinal cannabis prescription, calculated at 31 times the daily prescribed amount. If this amount is less than 150 grams, then you can still possess up to 150 grams at your home.


Where can I consume cannabis in Alberta?


The federal law will allow you to smoke cannabis anywhere you can smoke tobacco. This will ban you from smoking in most public places or where children can be found, such as: - Playgrounds, sports fields, hospitals, schools and any childcare facilities.You may not consume cannabis in any vehicle except those that are considered a live-in or residential vehicle, such as an RV, and this vehicle must remain stationary and unoperated whilst under the influence of cannabis.

The law does change slightly from each city within the province of Alberta on where you can consume it – so be sure to check for where you are before deciding to smoke. This applies to both recreational and medical cannabis.

Additional comments about cannabis in Alberta:


Alberta is the only province to announce that it will charge a provincial tax alongside the federal tax charged in all provinces of Canada.

The issue of licences for the sales of cannabis in Alberta will be dealt subject to the laws laid-out by the Gaming, Liquor and Cannabis Act.On average the cost of cannabis in Alberta is estimated to be between $7 - $12 per gram of dried cannabis.



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Cannabis Laws - British Columbia

What is the minimum age to purchase cannabis in British Columbia?
The legal age of to purchase, sell or consume cannabis in British Columbia is 19 or above, in line with most other provinces.

Medical Cannabis is allowed for qualifying conditions for residents under the age of 19, but only if prescribed by a doctor.

Where can I purchase cannabis from in British Columbia?


Recreational cannabis can be purchased at licensed brick-and-mortar dispensaries, of which there was only 1 licensed dispensary open on October 17th, 2018 – the day cannabis was legalized.

There does appear to many stores operating without a license and reports show the province had received over 115 paid-applications prior to October 17th along with details of dispensary location.The province will run on-line sales of recreational cannabis.


Medical cannabis in British Columbia can be purchased online and delivered via mail order and only after speaking to a registered cannabis health professional and receiving a prescription.

Namaste MD provides the prescription and delivery service online, through the Namaste MD App. The list of licensed producers for medicinal cannabis can be found on Health Canada’s website.

Visit the Namaste MD App to apply for medicinal cannabis.

Can I grow cannabis at home in British Columbia?


In-line with legislation set on February 2016 for medical cannabis, cannabis can be grown at home in British Columbia by all who are legally allowed to possess it up to a maximum total for 4 plants at a time.


How much cannabis can I possess in British Columbia?


You will be able to possess a maximum amount of 30 grams of recreational cannabis on your person and up to a maximum amount of 150 grams of recreational cannabis at home.

The legal limit for medicinal cannabis is a full monthly amount of your medicinal cannabis prescription, calculated at 31 times the daily prescribed amount. If this amount is less than 150 grams, then you can still possess up to 150 grams at your home.



Where can I consume cannabis in British Columbia?


You cannot consume cannabis in any place in British Columbia deemed a public place – essentially limiting you to your own private accommodation.
In Vancouver they will be offering a similar system to how “coffee shops” run in Amsterdam, where there are safe space lounges in which you can consume cannabis but be unable to purchase any form of cannabis but be able to purchase other non-cannabis related products such as food and drinks. These spaces will also be open to tourists.



Additional comments about cannabis in British Columbia:


British Columbia’s Cannabis Control and Licensing Act states that it focuses on "protecting children and youth, promoting health and safety, keeping the criminal element out of cannabis, keeping BC roads safe, and supporting economic development."


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Cannabis Laws - Manitoba

What is the minimum age to purchase cannabis in Manitoba?
The legal age to purchase, sell or consume cannabis in Manitoba is 19 or above, in line with most other provinces.

Medical Cannabis is allowed for qualifying conditions for residents under the age of 19, but only if prescribed by a doctor.

Where can I purchase cannabis from in Manitoba?


Recreational cannabis purchased via online licensed retailers is accepted. Manitoba has allowed each municipality the option to opt out of having any cannabis stores within its boundaries. As of October 17th, 2018, there were 6 brick-and-mortars stores open. 5 in Winnipeg and 1 in Dauphin.

Medical cannabis in Manitoba can be purchased online and delivered via mail order and only after speaking to a registered cannabis health professional and receiving a prescription.  


Can I grow cannabis at home in Manitoba?


It is illegal to grow cannabis in Manitoba and if you are caught growing cannabis you will be subject to a $2,542 fine unless you have a medical license allowing you to do so.

Namaste MD provides the prescription and delivery service online, through the Namaste MD App. The list of licensed producers for medicinal cannabis can be found on Health Canada’s website.

Visit the Namaste MD App to apply for medicinal cannabis.

How much cannabis can I possess in Manitoba?


You will be able to possess a maximum amount of 30 grams of recreational cannabis on your person and up to a maximum amount of 150 grams of recreational cannabis at home.

The legal limit for medicinal cannabis is a full monthly amount of your medicinal cannabis prescription, calculated at 31 times the daily prescribed amount. If this amount is less than 150 grams, then you can still possess up to 150 grams at your home.

Where can I consume cannabis in Manitoba?


You cannot consume cannabis in any place in Manitoba deemed a public place – essentially limiting you to your own private accommodation.

Cannabis must be approved by the Manitoba Liquor, Gaming and Cannabis Authority and they only want cannabis that is grown under the conditions set out by this regulation to be sold and consumed within its borders to ensure safe and regulated cannabis use of its citizens.

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Cannabis Laws - New Brunswick

What is the minimum age to purchase cannabis in New Brunswick?
The legal age of to purchase, sell or consume cannabis in Manitoba is 19 or above, in line with most other provinces.

Medical Cannabis is allowed for qualifying conditions for residents under the age of 19, but only if prescribed by a doctor.


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Where can I purchase cannabis from in New Brunswick?


Recreational cannabis can be purchased at licensed brick-and-mortar dispensaries, of which there were 20 licensed dispensaries open on October 17th, 2018 – the day cannabis was legalized.The province will run on-line sales of recreational cannabis.

Medical cannabis in New Brunswick can be purchased online and delivered via mail order and only after speaking to a registered cannabis health professional and receiving a prescription. Namaste MD provides the prescription and delivery service online, through the Namaste MD App. The list of licensed producers for medicinal cannabis can be found on Health Canada’s website.

Visit the Namaste MD App to apply for medicinal cannabis.

Can I grow cannabis at home in New Brunswick?


In-line with legislation set on February 2016 for medical cannabis, cannabis can be grown at home in New Brunswick by all who are legally allowed to possess it up to a maximum total for 4 plants at a time.

These must be kept in their own locked space.


How much cannabis can I possess in New Brunswick?


You will be able to possess a maximum amount of 30 grams of recreational and medicinal cannabis on your person and no maximum upper limit at home.

When in the home this cannabis must be held in a locked room or safe at all times.

You cannot consume cannabis in any place in New Brunswick deemed a public place – essentially limiting you to your own private accommodation.

Additional comments about cannabis in New Brunswick


New Brunswick have announced that they are “prioritizing public health education and awareness, while taking advantage of the economic opportunity this new industry presents.”

They are allowing consumers no limit on the amount of cannabis they can possess in their home but are advising it must strictly be kept under lock and key, so no unauthorized access occurs. There is a 30 gram possession limit when outside your home.


Medical Cannabis Newfoundland & Labrador

Cannabis Laws - Newfoundland & Labrador

What is the minimum age to purchase cannabis in Newfoundland & Labrador?
The legal age of to purchase, sell or consume cannabis in Newfoundland and Labrador is 19 or above, in line with most other provinces.

Medical Cannabis is allowed for qualifying conditions for residents under the age of 19, but only if prescribed by a doctor.


Where can I purchase cannabis from in Newfoundland and Labrador?


Newfoundland and Labrador will operate a tier style system of licensed sellers of recreational cannabis within its boundaries. Tier 1 shops will be stand-alone shops whose sole purpose is the sale of cannabis. Tier 2 shops will be smaller and enclosed shops within a larger complex or within other stores. Tier 3 is a service desk separated from the cash desk, like how natural health stores may sell cannabis paraphernalia.

Tier 4 is a stand-alone point of sale counter, where cannabis is kept out of sight similar in the way tobacco is sold. On October 17th, 2018, there will be 20 different outlets available across the province.Medical cannabis in Newfoundland and Labrador can be purchased online and delivered via mail order and only after speaking to a registered cannabis health professional and receiving a prescription.  

Can I grow cannabis at home in Newfoundland and Labrador?


In-line with legislation set on February 2016 for medical cannabis, cannabis can be grown at home in Newfoundland and Labrador by all who are legally allowed to possess it up to a maximum total for 4 plants at a time.

Namaste MD provides the prescription and delivery service online, through the Namaste MD App. The list of licensed producers for medicinal cannabis can be found on Health Canada’s website.The list of licensed producers for medicinal cannabis can be found on Health Canada’s website.

Visit the Namaste MD App to apply for medicinal cannabis.

How much cannabis can I possess in Newfoundland and Labrador?


You will be able to possess a maximum amount of 30 grams of recreational cannabis on your person and no maximum upper limit at home.

You cannot consume cannabis in any place in Newfoundland and Labrador deemed a public place – essentially limiting you to your own private accommodation.


Additional comments about cannabis in Newfoundland and Labrador:


Newfoundland and Labrador’s Vice-President of Regulatory Services and Social Responsibility stated that he would like the majority of the population of NL to have a legal cannabis shop within 50km of their homes.


Medicinal Cannabis Northwest Territories

Cannabis Laws - Northwest Territories

What is the minimum age to purchase cannabis in the Northwest Territories ?
The legal age of to purchase, sell or consume cannabis in the Northwest Territories is 19 or above, in line with most other provinces.

Medical Cannabis is allowed for qualifying conditions for residents under the age of 19, but only if prescribed by a doctor.


Where can I purchase cannabis from in the Northwest Territories?


Northwest Territories residents can only buy legal cannabis products online from the Northwest Territories Liquor or from some NWT Liquor Stores.Medical cannabis in the Northwest Territories can be purchased online and delivered via mail order and only after speaking to a registered cannabis health professional and receiving a prescription.  

Namaste MD provides the prescription and delivery service online, through the Namaste MD App. The list of licensed producers for medicinal cannabis can be found on Health Canada’s website.

Visit the Namaste MD App to apply for medicinal cannabis.

Can I grow cannabis at home in the Northwest Territories?


In-line with legislation set on February 2016 for medical cannabis, cannabis can be grown at home in the Northwest Territories by all who are legally allowed to possess it up to a maximum total for 4 plants at a time.

These must be grown indoors, and seeds must be purchased from a legal supplier.If you rent a property you may be restricted by home much cannabis you can grow as subject to any rental agreement or condominium law.

How much cannabis can I possess in the Northwest Territories?


You will be able to possess a maximum amount of 30 grams of recreational cannabis on your person and if travelling with cannabis in a vehicle it must be kept out of the reach of any person in the vehicle at all times and in a sealed container.

The legal limit for medicinal cannabis is a full monthly amount of your medicinal cannabis prescription, calculated at 31 times the daily prescribed amount. If this amount is less than 150 grams, then you can still possess up to 150 grams at your home.

Where can I consume cannabis in the Northwest Territories?


The federal law will allow you to smoke cannabis anywhere you can smoke tobacco. This will ban you from smoking in most public places or where children can be found, such as: - Playgrounds, sports fields, hospitals, schools and any childcare facilities.

The Northwest Territories have allowed for community governments to have authority over by-laws concerning whether cannabis can be smoked in a public place, so check with local authority rules before consuming cannabis publicly.

At the time of legalisation, the only community of the 28 in NWT that have stated that no cannabis will be sold within their liquor stores is Inuvik.

Medical Cannabis Nova Scotia

Cannabis Laws - Nova Scotia

What is the minimum age to purchase cannabis in the Nova Scotia?
The legal age of to purchase, sell or consume cannabis in Nova Scotia is 19 or above, in line with most other provinces.

Medical Cannabis is allowed for qualifying conditions for residents under the age of 19, but only if prescribed by a doctor.


Where can I purchase cannabis from in Nova Scotia?


Recreational cannabis can only legally be purchased from selected Nova Scotia Liquor Corporation stores where alcohol is sold. You can purchase recreational cannabis online in Nova Scotia but must visit a NSLC store and register yourself with a valid ID first.Medical cannabis in Nova Scotia can be purchased online and delivered via mail order and only after speaking to a registered cannabis health professional and receiving a prescription.  

Namaste MD provides the prescription and delivery service online, through the Namaste MD App. The list of licensed producers for medicinal cannabis can be found on Health Canada’s website.

Visit the Namaste MD App to apply for medicinal cannabis.

Can I grow cannabis at home in Nova Scotia?


In-line with legislation set on February 2016 for medical cannabis, cannabis can be grown at home in Nova Scotia by all who are legally allowed to possess it up to a maximum total for 4 plants at a time.

Each municipality can pass by-laws prohibiting cannabis cultivation so be sure to check your local authority before acting.

How much cannabis can I possess in Nova Scotia?


You will be able to possess a maximum amount of 30 grams of recreational cannabis on your person and if travelling with cannabis in a vehicle it must be kept out of the reach of any person in the vehicle at all times and in a sealed container.

There is no maximum limit on how much cannabis you can possess in Nova Scotia, but Nova Scotian authorities advise to store cannabis safely in the home, especially if you live with children and/or pets.

Where can I consume cannabis in Nova Scotia?


You cannot consume cannabis in any place in Nova Scotia deemed a public place in accordance with Nova Scotia Smoke-Free Places Act, the same as tobacco and e-cigarettes. Limiting cannabis consumption to private accommodation and designated smoke-free rooms.

The Nova Scotia Liquor Commission have spent a lot of time and money amending the 9 existing stores and opening 2 more so that they comply with legislation, essentially each store having its own cannabis section behind frosted glass. The stores are set up with tablet devices to educate customers and streamline the process of selecting cannabis.


Cannabis Law Nunavut

Cannabis Laws - Nunavut

What is the minimum age to purchase cannabis in the Nunavut?
The legal age of to purchase, sell or consume cannabis in Nunavut is 19 or above, in line with most other provinces.

Medical Cannabis is allowed for qualifying conditions for residents under the age of 19, but only if prescribed by a doctor.

Where can I purchase cannabis from in Nunavut?


Recreational cannabis is controlled by the Nunavut Liquor Commission who will start sales online, by the phone and via government agents. No physical store was opened on the day of legalization, but the provincial rules do allow for stores to be opened.

Medical cannabis in Nunavut can be purchased online and delivered via mail order and only after speaking to a registered cannabis health professional and receiving a prescription.   Namaste MD provides the prescription and delivery service online, through the Namaste MD App. The list of licensed producers for medicinal cannabis can be found on Health Canada’s website.

Visit the Namaste MD App to apply for medicinal cannabis.

Can I grow cannabis at home in Nunavut?


In-line with legislation set on February 2016 for medical cannabis, cannabis can be grown at home in Nunavut by all who are legally allowed to possess it up to a maximum total for 4 plants at a time.

You will be able to possess a maximum amount of 30 grams of recreational cannabis on your person and no maximum upper limit at home.


Where can I consume cannabis in Nunavut?


You cannot consume cannabis in any place in Nunavut deemed a public place, the same as tobacco – essentially limiting you to your own private accommodation.

The legal limit for medicinal cannabis is a full monthly amount of your medicinal cannabis prescription, calculated at 31 times the daily prescribed amount. If this amount is less than 150 grams, then you can still possess up to 150 grams at your home.


Additional comments about cannabis in Nunavut:


Nunavut has the least concrete legislation and infrastructure laid out for recreational cannabis which is in part due to its vast size and scare population but mainly due to territorial elections that took place late 2017.

These elections halted the debate as to what the territory wanted and as such each city and town may have different regulations currently, so check before partaking in any cannabis related activity.


Medical Cannabis Ontario

Cannabis Laws - Ontario

What is the minimum age to purchase cannabis in the Ontario?

The legal age of to purchase, sell or consume cannabis in Ontario is 19 or above, in line with most other provinces.

Medical Cannabis is allowed for qualifying conditions for residents under the age of 19, but only if prescribed by a doctor.

Where can I purchase cannabis from in Ontario?


The province will run on-line sales of recreational cannabis. No brick-and-mortar sales are currently available.Medical cannabis in Ontario can be purchased online and delivered via mail order and only after speaking to a registered cannabis health professional and receiving a prescription.  

Namaste MD provides the prescription and delivery service online, through the Namaste MD App. The list of licensed producers for medicinal cannabis can be found on Health Canada’s website.

Visit the Namaste MD App to apply for medicinal cannabis.

Can I grow cannabis at home in Ontario?


In-line with legislation set on February 2016 for medical cannabis, cannabis can be grown at home in Ontario by all who are legally allowed to possess it up to a maximum total for 4 plants at a time.If you rent a property you may be restricted by home much cannabis you can grow as subject to any rental agreement or condominium law.

You will be able to possess a maximum amount of 30 grams of recreational cannabis on your person and no maximum upper limit at home.


Where can I consume cannabis in Ontario?


The federal law will allow you to smoke cannabis anywhere you can smoke tobacco. This will ban you from smoking in most public places or where children can be found, such as: - Playgrounds, sports fields, hospitals, schools and any childcare facilities.You may not consume cannabis from any vehicle except those that are considered a live-in or residential vehicle, such as an RV, and this vehicle must remain stationary and unoperated whilst under the influence of cannabis.

Each municipality has the option to create by-laws that may change this legislation, so you are advised to check before consuming cannabis in a public place.


Additional comments about cannabis in Ontario:


Ontario intends to operate and “tightly regulated” and “private” model for cannabis sales and it appears no brick-and-mortar cannabis dispensaries will be open until April 2019, at the earliest.


Medical Cannabis Prince Edward Island

Cannabis Laws - Prince Edward Island

What is the minimum age to purchase cannabis on PEI?

The legal age of to purchase, sell or consume cannabis in Prince Edward Island is 19 or above, in line with most other provinces.

Medical Cannabis is allowed for qualifying conditions for residents under the age of 19, but only if prescribed by a doctor.

Where can I purchase cannabis from in Prince Edward Island?


Recreational cannabis will initially be sold in 4 active stores located in Charlottetown, Summerside and Montague and in the West Prince region.

The province will run on-line sales of recreational cannabis.Medical cannabis in PEI can be purchased online and delivered via mail order and only after speaking to a registered cannabis health professional and receiving a prescription.  

Namaste MD provides the prescription and delivery service online, through the Namaste MD App. The list of licensed producers for medicinal cannabis can be found on Health Canada’s website.

Visit the Namaste MD App to apply for medicinal cannabis.

Can I grow cannabis at home in Prince Edward Island?


In-line with legislation set on February 2016 for medical cannabis, cannabis can be grown at home in PEI by all who are legally allowed to possess it up to a maximum total for 4 plants at a time.

If you rent a property you may be restricted by home much cannabis you can grow as subject to any rental agreement or condominium law.

How much cannabis can I possess in Prince Edward Island?


You will be able to possess a maximum amount of 30 grams of recreational cannabis on your person and no maximum upper limit at home.

You cannot consume cannabis in any place in PEI deemed a public place, the same as tobacco – essentially limiting you to your own private accommodation.


Additional comments about cannabis in Prince Edward Island


The Prince Edward Island Cannabis Management Corporation has stated it would like to see all people who require access to recreational and medical cannabis receiving it.

They have stated they will review statistics about cannabis consumption and plan for future expansion accordingly.


Medicinal Cannabis Quebec

Cannabis Laws - Quebec

What is the minimum age to purchase cannabis in Quebec?

Quebec is only 1 of two provinces where recreational cannabis can be purchased at the age of 18 or over, with all other provinces setting 19 as the minimum age limit.
Which is in-line with the age of tobacco and alcohol sales.Newly elected François Legault has taken a firm stance on recreational cannabis and has vowed to raise the legal age to 21.
Medical Cannabis is allowed for qualifying conditions for residents under the age of 18, but only if prescribed by a doctor.

Where can I purchase cannabis from in Quebec?


Quebec has created the Société québécoise du cannabis (SQC) which will run on-line sales of recreational cannabis as well as opening 15 brick-and-mortar stores.

Medical cannabis in Quebec can be purchased online and delivered via mail order and only after speaking to a registered cannabis health professional and receiving a prescription.  

Can I grow cannabis at home in Quebec?


It is illegal to grow cannabis in Quebec and if you are caught growing cannabis you will be subject to a $750 fine for your first offence, which any subsequent penalties getting worse, unless you have a medical license allowing you to do so.

Namaste MD provides the prescription and delivery service online, through the Namaste MD App. The list of licensed producers for medicinal cannabis can be found on Health Canada’s website.

Visit the Namaste MD App to apply for medicinal cannabis.

How much cannabis can I possess in Quebec?


You will be able to possess a maximum amount of 30 grams of recreational cannabis on your person and up to a maximum amount of 150 grams of recreational cannabis at home.

The legal limit for medicinal cannabis is a full monthly amount of your medicinal cannabis prescription, calculated at 31 times the daily prescribed amount. If this amount is less than 150 grams, then you can still possess up to 150 grams at your home.


Where can I consume cannabis in Quebec?


Whether you can smoke cannabis in Quebec depends upon where you are located. For example, in Montreal you can smoke anywhere tobacco is legal but in Quebec City, any cannabis smoking in public is completely banned.

You are advised to check before consuming cannabis in a public place because you may we subject to a $3,000 fine. Opinion on cannabis is split across Quebec and with recent federal elections it appears that those who won’t tolerate cannabis use have been elected into power.

This means that if you wish to safely consume cannabis without fear of reprisal then you are best sticking to your own private property.


Medicinal Cannabis Laws Saskatchewan

Cannabis Laws - Saskatchewan


What is the minimum age to purchase cannabis in Saskatchewan?
The legal age of to purchase, sell or consume cannabis in Saskatchewan is 19 or above, in line with most other provinces.

Medical Cannabis is allowed for qualifying conditions for residents under the age of 19, but only if prescribed by a doctor.

Where can I purchase cannabis from in Saskatchewan?


Recreational cannabis is regulated by the province itself who has set up the Saskatchewan Liquor and Gaming Authority who will oversee both online and private store sales.

Medical cannabis in Saskatchewan can be purchased online and delivered via mail order and only after speaking to a registered cannabis health professional and receiving a prescription.  

Namaste MD provides the prescription and delivery service online, through the Namaste MD App. The list of licensed producers for medicinal cannabis can be found on Health Canada’s website.

Visit the Namaste MD App to apply for medicinal cannabis.

Can I grow cannabis at home in Saskatchewan?


In-line with legislation set on February 2016 for medical cannabis, cannabis can be grown at home in Saskatchewan by all who are legally allowed to possess it up to a maximum total for 4 plants at a time.

If you rent a property you may be restricted by home much cannabis you can grow as subject to any rental agreement or condominium law.

How much cannabis can I possess in Saskatchewan?


You will be able to possess a maximum amount of 30 grams of recreational cannabis on your person and no maximum upper limit at home.

You cannot consume cannabis in any place in Saskatchewan deemed a public place – essentially limiting you to your own private accommodation.

Additional comments about cannabis in Saskatchewan:


Cannabis in Saskatchewan is regulated by the Saskatchewan Liquor and Gaming Authority who have stated that public health is important to them, so cannabis will be treated like tobacco in that its use in public places is prohibited.

The online market will dominate initial sales as they slowly roll-out private stores and assess what effect this has.

Medical Cannabis Yukon

Cannabis Laws - Yukon


What is the minimum age to purchase cannabis in Yukon?
The legal age of to purchase, sell or consume cannabis in Yukon is 19 or above, in line with most other provinces.

Medical Cannabis is allowed for qualifying conditions for residents under the age of 19, but only if prescribed by a doctor.

Where can I purchase cannabis from in Yukon?


Recreational cannabis is regulated by the province itself online sales. The province plans to enable private recreational retail stores but the policies for such stores are still being developed.

Medical cannabis in Yukon can be purchased online and delivered via mail order and only after speaking to a registered cannabis health professional and receiving a prescription.  

Namaste MD provides the prescription and delivery service online, through the Namaste MD App. The list of licensed producers for medicinal cannabis can be found on Health Canada’s website.

Visit the Namaste MD App to apply for medicinal cannabis.

Can I grow cannabis at home in Yukon?


In-line with legislation set on February 2016 for medical cannabis, cannabis can be grown at home in Yukon by all who are legally allowed to possess it up to a maximum total for 4 plants at a time.

If you rent a property you may be restricted by home much cannabis you can grow as subject to any rental agreement or condominium law.


How much cannabis can I possess in Yukon?


You will be able to possess a maximum amount of 30 grams of recreational cannabis on your person and no maximum upper limit at home.

You cannot consume cannabis in any place in Yukon deemed a public place – essentially limiting you to your own private accommodation.

Additional comments about cannabis in Yukon:


Like many other territories, Yukon are focused on keeping cannabis out of the hands of children and have stated that anyone caught enabling children under the legal age having access to cannabis will be subject to criminal charges.


Disclaimer: All information correct to the best of our knowledge at time of publishing (September 2018).