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British Columbia

British Columbia

British Columbia allows adults to consume cannabis in private residences, as well as public spaces where tobacco smoking and vaping are permitted. However, these activities are banned in areas frequented by children, such as playgrounds, sports fields, and skate parks.

Age to buy


Must be 19 years old to purchase or possess cannabis

How many plants per household?


Maximum of four cannabis plants per household

How to access

The province uses a government-run wholesale distribution model through its liquor distribution branch. Public and private retail operations are permitted along with online government sales. You can find Tweed products at

This information was obtained from various government frameworks on the legalization of cannabis for recreational use. For further information on this topic, you should consult the relevant government websites. This section is not intended to provide legal advice and must not be relied upon as such. While we will try to keep the information in this section up to date, we cannot guarantee that the information will be current at all times. For all legal inquiries, please make sure to consult a lawyer.