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As of October 17, 2018, cannabis is legal in Manitoba, allowing adults 19 years of age or older to possess, purchase and consume cannabis. Cannabis retail stores in Manitoba are regulated and overseen by the Liquor and Gaming Authority and operated through a private sector model. Consumers of age can legally purchase up to 30 grams of cannabis per transaction.

For more information on Manitoba cannabis laws, click here.


Is cannabis legal in Manitoba?

Yes! Manitoba adults 19 years of age and older are legally permitted to buy, possess and consume cannabis within the privacy of their own home.

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

You must be at least 19 years of age or older to buy, possess and consume cannabis within Manitoba.

How much cannabis can I possess in Manitoba?

Manitobans are legally allowed to possess up to 30 grams of cannabis.

Where can I consume cannabis in Manitoba?

Consuming cannabis in public places is strictly prohibited within Manitoba. Public places are defined as but are not limited to streets, parks, schools, restaurants and all other places in which public smoking and vaping is prohibited. Adults of age may consume cannabis within their own homes or private residences.

Is medical marijuana still available in Manitoba?

Yes, medical marijuana is still available in Manitoba. The legalization of recreational cannabis has no impact on medical marijuana for they are two completely separate entities. For more information on medical cannabis in Manitoba, please contact Health Canada.

Can I grow my own weed in Manitoba?

No, growing your own cannabis is strictly prohibited in Manitoba. The possession of a live cannabis plant is also illegal within the province.

Am I allowed to transport cannabis within Manitoba?

It’s illegal to transport cannabis across the Canadian border and it is suggested that you consume all cannabis that you purchase within the province in which it was bought.

Where can I purchase recreational cannabis in Manitoba?

Cannabis is available for purchase strictly from government-licensed retailers to ensure safer products with accurate labeling information needed to make informed choices.

What are the consequences for breaking cannabis laws in Manitoba?

A fine of up to $2,543 will be enforced to anyone found guilty of growing cannabis in their home. Consuming cannabis within a motor vehicle is punishable with up to a $672 fine. There are also additional fines and consequences outlined in The Liquor, Gaming and Cannabis Control Act.