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Recreational, or non-medical, cannabis is officially for sale in Yukon and adults 19 years of age and older may legally purchase up to 30 grams of dried cannabis flower or its equivalent in other cannabis products. Currently, Yukoners of age may purchase cannabis from the territory’s temporary government-run retail store in Whitehorse or online via

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Is cannabis legal in Yukon?

Yes! As of October 17, 2018, adults 19 years of age and older are legally allowed to buy, possess, consume and grow non-medical cannabis in Yukon.

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

You must be at least 19 years old to purchase, possess, consume or grow cannabis in Yukon. It is strictly illegal for anyone under the age of 19 to partake in ay cannabis-related activities.

How much cannabis can I possess in Yukon?

Adults of age are legally allowed to possess up to 30 grams of dried cannabis or its equivalent in other cannabis products in a public setting.

Where can I consume cannabis in Yukon?

Adults in Yukon of legal age legally permitted to consume cannabis in a private residence and the adjoining building of that private residence such as a shed, or garage.

Is medical cannabis still available in Yukon?

Yes. The legalization of recreational cannabis has no impact on the medical cannabis program in Yukon for they are completely separate entities.

Can I grow my own cannabis in Yukon?

Yes. Adults 19 years of age and older are legally allowed to grow up to four cannabis plants per household.

Am I allowed to transport cannabis within Yukon?

Yes, however, any cannabis transported in a vehicle must be stored in a closed container, out of the reach of both passengers and driver.

Where can I purchase recreational cannabis in Yukon?

Cannabis in Yukon is available for purchase from government controlled retail stores or online via Yukon cannabis laws set forth language allowing private dispensary licenses to be awarded in the future as well.