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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.

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Home Growing

Legal to grow weed in canada

“It would be foolish for licensed producers to sit there and not partake in this system of selling to provinces. They could certainly delay it, and kick the can further down the line, but they’re not going to be able to avoid getting out of this issue.”

“I can’t speak for all producers, but we’re going to launch ours closer to the time in the year when people plant seeds,” Canopy Growth’s Jordan Sinclair wrote in an email. “Late winter we’ll launch to the market so people can have them to plant in the spring.”

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The federal government is issuing “nursery licences” to small-scale producers who want to sell seeds or live plants. They can source their seeds from the bigger licenced producers or from abroad from countries like Jamaica or Uruguay (which Anand calls “not a terribly complex process”). They’re also allowed to buy seeds from grey-market producers, on a one-off basis — they have to declare them once when the licence is applied for, and not ever buy any more after that.

Should there be a one-metre height limit on plants? That was rejected as impractical. Should provinces be allowed to ban home grows? (Ottawa said no; Manitoba and Quebec disagree; a judge will probably have to settle the issue sooner or later.)

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Provinces that allow home grows have set rules of their own — in B.C, for example, plants can’t be visible to the public and in New Brunswick, they have to be in a locked enclosure.

Legal to grow weed in canada

Ontario has a tightly regulated private retail model for cannabis.

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