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On October 17, cannabis is legal in Canada. What does that mean for Calgarians?

Cannabis is regulated in Canada by a combination of federal, provincial and municipal rules. Here’s an overview of what you should know about each level of government’s regulations.

City of Calgary

Cannabis may be consumed on private property in any form (smoking, vaping, or edibles)

Consumption of recreational cannabis is prohibited in any form (smoking, vaping, or edibles) in Calgary’s public places

Medical cannabis can be smoked or vaped in public places that are allowed under both municipal and provincial rules

Cannabis can be purchased at approved, licensed stores in Calgary

Prospective cannabis businesses can read all the rules and regulations online

The City is responsible for:

Public consumption, retail locations and rules, land use and zoning, education, enforcing municipal, provincial and federal regulations

Learn more about what The City of Calgary is responsible for by exploring The City website further

Government of Alberta

In Alberta, the legal age to purchase cannabis is 18+ years

Youth can’t enter cannabis stores, even with an adult

Cannabis can be bought at licensed stores or online at albertacannabis.org

30 grams of dried cannabis or equivalent is the most you can buy or carry in public at a time

Cannabis can’t be consumed in vehicles, even by passengers

The province is responsible for:

Minimum age, distribution/wholesaling, retail model, locations and rules, impaired driving, public health, education, taxation, workplace safety, public consumption

Learn more at Alberta.ca/cannabis

Government of Canada

Driving while impaired by cannabis can result in criminal charges or even jail time. The Calgary Police Service enforces federal and provincial laws around impaired driving

You can grow up to 4 plants per household (not 4 per person)

Edibles are not yet legal to sell, but you can make your own at home

Giving or selling cannabis to anyone under the age of 18 can result in criminal charges or jail time

The federal government is responsible for:

Possession limits, criminal offences, public health, impaired driving, medical cannabis, education, taxation, home cultivation, advertising, production.









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