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Ontario allows adults to consume cannabis in the comfort of a private residence, as well as sidewalks, parks, designated smoking rooms in hotels and motels, long-term care homes, certain retirement homes, residential hospices, provincially-funded supportive housing and designated psychiatric facilities or veterans’ facilities.

Ontario prohibits smoking or vaping cannabis in indoor common areas, enclosed public and work spaces, at schools or other places children gather, publicly-owned sports fields, vehicles or boats that are being driven, restaurant patios or bars, or hospitals.

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

Ontario allows cannabis to be sold online through the Ontario Cannabis Store (OCS), or in person at privately run authorized retailers. You can find Tweed stores in Ontario right here.

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.