Effective Oct. 17, 2018, cannabis will be legal in Canada, but...
Adults in Ontario will need to be 19 and older to buy, use, possess and grow recreational cannabis.
Adults can have a maximum of 30 grams (about one ounce) of dried cannabis in public at any time.
Adults will only be able to use recreational cannabis in:
They will not be allowed to use recreational cannabis in:
Adults will be able to grow up to four plants per private home.
It will not be legal to have any cannabis in their system when driving a motor vehicle.
Full information on Cannabis legislation in Ontario available on the Government of Ontario website under Cannabis Legalization.
AT HUMBER: Growing, baking, smoking, trafficking and/or distribution of cannabis is prohibited at Humber College and in student residences.
Cannabis comes from the hemp plant Cannabis Sativa.
The 2 main chemicals found in cannabis are Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and Cannabidiol (CBD).
THC is the chemical ingredient that gives the plant its mind altering effects.
CBD is the chemical ingredient that does not produce psychoactive effects but potentially offers therapeutic benefits.
Full information available in Canada’s Lower-Risk Cannabis Use Guidelines from the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health:
Your Cannabis Questions, Answered.
Cannabis in Canada. Go to the Government of Canada website to get the honest facts.
Humber Student Wellness and Accessibility Centre
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ConnexOntario, Drug and Alcohol Helpline
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