Is cannabis legal in Nunavut?

Yes. As of October 17, 2018, adults 19 years of age and older are legally permitted to purchase, possess, consume and cultivate cannabis in Nunavut.

What is the legal age for cannabis possession and consumption in Nunavut?

You must be 19 years of age or older to legally purchase, possess, consume or grow cannabis in Nunavut.

How much cannabis can I possess in Nunavut?

Adults of age are legally allowed to possess up to 30 grams of dried cannabis flower or its equivalent in cannabis oil. Additionally, adults may possess up to 30 cannabis seeds and cultivate up to 4 plants per household.

Where can I consume cannabis in Nunavut?

Cannabis consumption is legal within a private residence as well as any public place that tobacco smoking and vaping is already permitted. Consumption of cannabis is illegal in vehicles, schools and hospitals.

Is medical cannabis still available in Nunavut?

Yes, the legalization of recreational cannabis has no impact on the medical program currently in place.

Can I grow my own cannabis in Nunavut?

Adults of age are legally permitted to grow up to 4 cannabis plants per household. The seeds used to grow cannabis in a private residence must be legally obtained from licensed retailers.

Am I allowed to transport cannabis within Nunavut?

Yes, any cannabis transported by vehicle must be kept in a sealed container out of reach of both driver and passengers.

Where can I purchase recreational cannabis in Nunavut?

Nunavut has elected to conduct all sales through online transactions regulated by the Nunavut Liquor and Cannabis Commission for the initial year of legalization. Visit to place online orders for cannabis products in Nunavut.