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Cannabis Safety

Getting high? Rules apply.

Although Cannabis is legal in Canada, there are new laws that cannabis users must follow.

Edibles

Cannabis edibles take time to take effect. Start low, go slow, and don’t get behind the wheel!

Although edibles and cannabis-infused products have now been legalized for sale, they are not yet legally available from licensed retailers. Licensed producers need to wait 60-90 days to have their products approved by Health Canada, which means legal edibles are not expected to hit the market until mid-December 2019 at the earliest. Since legalization in October 2018, it has been legal to make homemade edibles, but it is not legal to sell them. 

Cannabis and Driving

Like alcohol, consuming cannabis with THC causes impairment. Cannabis users can be charged with impaired driving if they have more than the legal limit of THC in their blood. Learn more about the cannabis-related impaired driving laws here.

Selling & Sharing Cannabis

Cannabis is legal in Canada, but there are still rules around sharing cannabis and selling cannabis. Before you share or think you can sell your cannabis, learn the laws. Read more here.