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Federal Regulations

Government of Canada:

On October 17, 2018, the Cannabis Act came into force.

It puts in place, in Canada, a new, strict framework for controlling cannabis sale, possession, production, and distribution. The purpose of the Act is to prevent youth from accessing cannabis and to displace the illegal cannabis market.

On October 17, 2019, the production and sale of edible cannabis, cannabis extracts and cannabis topicals became legal in Canada under the Cannabis Act. The products are subject to strict regulations in order for the government to address the unique public health and safety risks. For more information visit

Provincial Regulations

Government of Saskatchewan:

  • The Government of Saskatchewan has set the legal age of consumption and purchasing for non-medicinal cannabis is 19 years of age (the same as alcohol).
  • In Saskatchewan, the maximum public possession amount is 30 grams per legal-aged consumer.

Impaired Driving: The Government of Saskatchewan has taken a zero-tolerance approach for drugs and driving. For more information, you can visit the Cannabis and Driving section of the Government of Saskatchewan's website.

For more information for guidelines in Saskatchewan visit