Under New Brunswick’s provincial cannabis laws, the only legal option adults of age have for purchasing cannabis is through Cannabis NB, a subsidiary of the New Brunswick Liquor Corporation. Cannabis NB currently has 20 retail stores open for business across the province as well as a website where adults of age may purchase cannabis online.
Is cannabis legal in New Brunswick?
Yes, recreational cannabis use in Canada was legalized nationally on October 17, 2018. Medical cannabis is also available to qualifying patients in New Brunswick.
What is the legal age for cannabis possession and consumption in New Brunswick?
The legal age for cannabis purchase, possession and consumption is 19 years old. It is strictly illegal for anyone under 19 to engage in any activity pertaining to recreational cannabis.
How much cannabis can I possess in New Brunswick?
In New Brunswick, adults 19 and older are legally allowed to possess up to 30 grams of cannabis outside of their homes. There is no legal possession limit within the privacy of your own home.
Where can I consume cannabis in New Brunswick?
Consuming cannabis in public spaces is strictly prohibited in New Brunswick. Consumers must consume their cannabis products within the privacy of their own home or land attached to a private residence.
Is medical cannabis still available in New Brunswick?
Yes, medical cannabis is still available in New Brunswick. The legalization of recreational cannabis has no impact on the already established medical market.
Can I grow my own cannabis in New Brunswick?
Cannabis cultivation is perfectly legally in New Brunswick as long as you are 19 years of age or older. Home cultivation is limited to 4 plants. All cannabis seeds and clones used to cultivate must be legally purchased through Cannabis NB.
Am I allowed to transport cannabis within New Brunswick?
Yes, the transportation of cannabis within New Brunswick is perfectly legal but adults must be aware of the possession limit. Any adult transporting cannabis within Canada must also be aware of the cannabis laws in each of the provinces and territories they will be traveling through. Transporting cannabis across Canadian international borders is strictly illegal.
Where can I purchase recreational cannabis in New Brunswick?
Cannabis in New Brunswick is only available through Cannabis NB, a subsidiary of the New Brunswick Liquor Corporation. Cannabis NB has retail locations throughout the province as well as an online store.