Municipalities may pass additional bylaws that further restrict cultivation. Some have, so be aware of local bylaws.
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.
Know where you can use it and where you can’t
The legalization of recreational cannabis has not changed the way medical patients access cannabis.
Legal age adults can grow up to four cannabis plants per household. Each apartment in a house or building is considered a separate household. Take extra care to grow safely if you have children or pets at home.
You can only buy cannabis legally from NSLC
If you’re 19 or over, you can have up to 30 grams of dried cannabis (or equivalent) with you in public. There are no restrictions on how much you can keep in your home, as long as it’s for personal use. Store cannabis safely and keep it away from children and pets.
Edible cannabis products must contain no nicotine or added alcohol.
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.
Edible cannabis products are allowed to have:
Vehicles and boats
Ontario has a tightly regulated private retail model for cannabis.
You cannot smoke or vape cannabis in publicly-owned sport fields (not including golf courses), nearby spectator areas and public areas within 20 metres of these areas.
Extracts and topicals
The only way to purchase medical cannabis is:
Products are prohibited from:
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.
Check with your housing agreements and bylaws for information on safe and legal cannabis home growing.
When travelling in Canada, it is your responsibility to understand and follow local laws. Check out provincial and territorial websites for more details: