Frequently Asked Questions
Current law in Ontario permits the purchase and/or possession of up to 30 grams of dried cannabis (or its equivalent) at any given time in public.
Cannabis can be consumed publicly in Ontario with certain exceptions (enclosed public places, schools, medical facilities, within 9 meters of a restaurant patio, etc).
Cannabis can not cross Canadian international borders when traveling, however up to 30 grams of dried cannabis (or its equivalent) can be traveled with within Canada assuming the minimum provincial/territorial age is met.
Driving a vehicle while impaired by cannabis is illegal. Also, consuming cannabis (smoking, vaping, eating) in a vehicle that is being driven or will be driven is illegal.
THC and CBD are phytocannabinoid molecules found in the cannabis plant which have a spectrum of differing effects on the human body. They can both provide wanted and unwanted effects depending on the dose, route and experience of the consumer. THC is believed to be the more intoxicating molecule and can induce a “high” whereas CBD is believed to have psychoactive effect (interacts with the brain) but does not cause intoxicating effects. Click here for more information.
Terpenes are aromatic molecular compounds commonly found in a broad array of plants, vegetables, fruits, etc. They are largely responsible for the taste and smell of cannabis plants. Through what is known as the Entourage Effect, terpenes are believe to interact with cannabinoids in a synergistic manner, thus intensifying your overall experience. Click this link for more information.
Hemp is classified as cannabis which has 0.3% or less THC and is thus lacking in the necessary potency to produce intoxicating effects.