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cannabis legalization in Canada

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Canada made history on October 17, 2018, when it legalized adult-use cannabis on a federal level. This made Canada the first G7 nation to accomplish legalization, though the United States has, and continues to, make progress toward federal legalization.

The Cannabis Act is the legal framework for controlling the production, distribution, sale and possession of cannabis across Canada. Under the Cannabis Act, and subject to provincial or territorial restrictions, adults who are 18 years of age or older are legally able to:

  • Possess up to 30 grams of legal cannabis, dried or equivalent in non-dried form in public
  • Share up to 30 grams of legal cannabis with other adults
  • Buy dried or fresh cannabis and cannabis oil from a provincially-licensed retailer in provinces and territories without a regulated retail framework, individuals are able to purchase cannabis online from federally-licensed producers
  • Grow, from licensed seed or seedlings, up to 4 cannabis plants per residence for personal use
  • Make cannabis products, such as food and drinks, at home as long as organic solvents are not used to create concentrated products

source : www.leafly.com/learn/legalization-canada