Medical Marijuana in Ontario, Canada
On August 24, 2016, the Marihuana for Medical Purposes Regulations (MMPR) were replaced by the Access to Cannabis for Medical Purposes Regulations (ACMPR) allowing patients to now produce a small amount of cannabis for themselves or designate someone to grow it for them. Medical marijuana patients are still allowed to purchase cannabis from one of the licensed producers by Health Canada as well.
Frequently asked questions about cannabis in Ontario, Canada:
How do I obtain a medical document in Ontario?You will need to visit a licensed physician in Ontario to discuss whether or not your condition qualifies for medical marijuana.
How much medical marijuana am I allowed to possess?Medical patients are allowed to have up to 30 times the daily limit prescribed by the physician, but may not have more than 150 grams total.
Where can I purchase medical marijuana in Ontario?Once you have received your medical document, you can register as a client with any licensed producer you would like. Upon becoming a client, you can order medical marijuana from a retailer of your choosing and the cannabis will be delivered to you.
Where can I find a medical marijuana doctor in Ontario?There are many licensed physicians in Ontario. Enter your location in the search bar above to find a doctor near you.
Recreational Marijuana in Ontario, Canada
Now that recreational marijuana is legal in Ontario, Canada, citizens who are 19 years of age or older can purchase cannabis through the online Ontario Cannabis Store. Big changes are set to happen in 2019 as Ontario plans to open multiple dispensary storefronts. With this legalization, each household is allowed to grow up to four marijuana plants in their residence, but they must remain out of view from the public.
Frequently asked questions about recreational cannabis in Ontario, Canada:
Where can I purchase recreational marijuana in Ontario?As of October 17, 2018, adults 19 and older can buy recreational marijuana online through the Ontario Cannabis Store (OCS.ca). Once the order is placed online it will be delivered safely and securely. In April there will likely be storefronts where you can purchase recreational marijuana.
How much recreational marijuana am I allowed to possess?Each person is allowed to have up to 30 grams of cannabis on their person while in public and there are no limits as to how much you can possess at home.
Is it legal to grow my own marijuana in Ontario, Canada?Residents of Ontario are allowed to grow up to four cannabis plants per household at any given time.
Where am I legally allowed to consume recreational marijuana in Ontario?Recreational marijuana users are allowed to consume marijuana wherever smoking tobacco is legal. It is illegal in Canada to partake in such activities while operating a vehicle.