Is cannabis legal on Prince Edward Island?

Yes! Cannabis was legalized nationwide across Canada on October 17, 2018 – including on Prince Edward Island.

What is the minimum age for cannabis consumption on Prince Edward Island?

The minimum legal age for cannabis consumption on Prince Edward Island has been set at 19 years old. This age is in alignment with the minimum age for both tobacco and alcohol use in the province as well.

How much non-medical cannabis can I possess on Prince Edward Island?

Adults 19 years of age or older are allowed to possess up to 30 grams of cannabis or its equivalent in public. There is currently no limit to how much legal cannabis an adult can possess in their home.

Where can I consume cannabis on Prince Edward Island?

Adults of age may consume cannabis within private homes or residences, as well as certain government-designated places.

Are residents of Prince Edward Island allowed to grow their own cannabis?

Yes. Residents 19 years of age or older are allowed to grow up to 4 plants per household, so long as they are kept inaccessible from minors.

Where can I purchase cannabis on Prince Edward Island?

Adults 19 years of age or older are able to purchase legal cannabis at any of the government’s 4 licensed retailers as well as the government’s online e-commerce platform.

Is medical cannabis still available on Prince Edward Island?

Yes. Medical cannabis remains available on Prince Edward Island for patients in need. Canada’s medical cannabis program is overseen and regulated by the Federal Government. Please contact Health Canada for more information on obtaining medical cannabis on Prince Edward Island.

Am I allowed to transport cannabis on Prince Edward Island?

Yes. Adults of age are allowed to transport cannabis and cannabis products on Prince Edward Island so long as everything is kept in sealed, unopened containers that are out of reach from the driver or passengers.