The Cannabis Act came into fruition on October 17, 2018, and some new regulations have replaced the Access to Cannabis for Medical Purposes Regulations (ACMPR). Medical patients are now legally allowed to buy marijuana directly from a licensed seller. Patients are also now allowed to register with Health Canada to produce a limited amount of marijuana for their own medical purposes or designate someone to produce it for them.
How do I get a medical marijuana card in Alberta, Canada?
To obtain a medical marijuana card in Alberta, you must have a medical prescription issued by a Canadian physician.
Where can I find a doctor for a medical marijuana document?
To find a medical marijuana doctor or clinic in Alberta, enter your location in the search field above.
How much medical marijuana can I possess in Alberta?
Each patient is allowed to have the lesser of 150 grams or a 30-day supply of marijuana in addition to the 30 grams allowed for non-medical purposes.
Where can I buy medical marijuana in Alberta, Canada?
There are many licensed, medical marijuana retailers to choose from in Alberta. To find a one near you, enter your location in the search field at the top of the page.
As of October 17, 2018, recreational cannabis is legal throughout all of Canada. In Alberta, residents over the age of 18 can buy up to 30 grams of marijuana and have an unlimited supply at home. You are also allowed to grow up to four cannabis plants per household. Residents in Alberta can purchase recreational marijuana through government online sales and in private retail stores.
How old do I have to be to purchase recreational marijuana in Alberta?
You must be at least 18 years old to purchase recreational marijuana in Alberta.
Where can I purchase recreational marijuana in Alberta?
You may purchase marijuana from any licensed recreational dispensary. To find a dispensary near you, enter your location into the search field at the top of the page.
How much marijuana can I possess in Alberta, Canada?
You may purchase and possess up to 30 grams of cannabis.
Where can I consume marijuana in Alberta?
You can legally consume marijuana in private residences. It is illegal to smoke in public places where tobacco is prohibited.