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canadian weed growing laws

Check with your housing agreements and bylaws for information on safe and legal cannabis home growing.

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:

Cannabis laws are different in each province and territory in Canada. Here’s what you need to know about what is and isn’t legal in Nova Scotia.

You must be 19

The rules for transporting cannabis in a vehicle are the same as alcohol. Cannabis must be in a closed, sealed package and out of reach from anyone in the vehicle. You can be fined up to $2,000 for improper storage.

Keep it closed and out of reach in your car

While edibles can be produced at home for personal use, it remains illegal under federal law to sell edibles, including at restaurants and markets.

Canadian weed growing laws

You cannot consume cannabis (smoking, vaping and eating) in a vehicle or boat that is being driven or will be driven.

You may grow up to four cannabis plants per residence (not per person) if:

Indoors

Employees and workers:

See additional rules related to cannabis use in the workplace, including for commercial driving, where you can use recreational cannabis and using medical cannabis in the workplace.

Publicly owned spaces

Edible cannabis products are allowed to have: