Frequently Questions

Below are frequently asked questions, you may find the answer for yourself

What is the legal age to purchase and use cannabis??

In USA, the legal minimum age to purchase and use cannabis is 19. It is illegal to purchase cannabis for anyone under the age of 19.

How much cannabis can I order in one transaction??

You may purchase up to 30 grams of dried cannabis or the equivalent in extracts, seeds, edibles, or topicals.

What is the equivalency for products other than dried cannabis?

The 30 gram possession limit in the Cannabis Act is based on dried cannabis. Equivalents were developed for other cannabis products to identify what their possession limit would be.

How much can individuals possess?

According to the federal Cannabis Act, an individual may possess, in a public place, cannabis of one or more classes (dried flower, pre-rolls, extracts, seeds, edibles, or topicals) equivalent to 30 grams of dried cannabis. There is a possession limit of 1000 grams or equivalent in a private place.

Where can I legally use cannabis?

Cannabis may be used in private. It can be smoked or vaped in public in the same places where tobacco can be smoked or vaped, except in places where children commonly gather. Check your local smoking bylaws to be sure.

What ID do I need to show when purchasing cannabis?

You must show two pieces of ID, one of which must be issued by a government agency and include your name, birth date, and picture. The second must include an imprint of your name, signature and/or picture.

Can I travel with cannabis I buy at BC Cannabis Stores?

You may travel within the province of BC with a maximum of 30 grams of dried cannabis or the equivalent in extracts, seeds, edibles, or topicals, however you may not consume any cannabis products in any vehicles, whether they are moving or parked. It’s illegal to transport cannabis across the Canadian border. Cannabis laws are different between provinces and territories. This includes legal age, where you can smoke, consume, and buy cannabis. Make sure to learn the laws before you travel.

Can I bring my underage child into BC Cannabis Stores?

No, unlike BC Liquor Stores, you may not bring anyone under the age of 19 into BC Cannabis Stores.

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