Where to buy weed in Canada
Where to buy weed in Canada; People in Canada are cheering, enduring long lines and honking their car horns in support as the country’s first marijuana dispensaries open their doors Wednesday.
I’m going to keep it forever,” said Ian Power, who was among the first to buy marijuana in St. John’s, a city in the country’s easternmost province of Newfoundland and Labrador.
Like Power, hundreds are now legally buying recreational marijuana all over Canada, but not without adjusting to a few rules.
As marijuana enthusiasts continue celebrating this historic day for Canada, here’s a quick primer to get you up to speed.
Who can buy marijuana in Canada?
In Quebec and Alberta, the legal age is 18; it’s 19 in the remainder of the country. The measure legalizing the recreational use of the drug passed the Senate in June.
Where can I buy it?
“My father is going to be my first customer, and my second customer is going to be a lady who has [multiple sclerosis],” Thomas
Why did they legalize it?
The Canadian legislation, known as the Cannabis Act, stems from a campaign pledge of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to keep marijuana away from underage users and curb marijuana-related crime.