On October 17, 2018, Canada legalized cannabis for recreational use with the Cannabis Act.
You may have questions related to cannabis, its use, and the law. It is your responsibility to read and know the laws. What are the risks and responsibilities? Taking cannabis across Canada's borders for any reason is illegal. What do you need to know about cannabis?
The Government of Canada decided to legalize cannabis, but provinces, municipalities and the University of Alberta campus are responsible for the rules with respect to cannabis consumption, sale, and storage.
Inform yourself about the:
Rules about cannabis on campus
Laws about cannabis in Edmonton
Laws about cannabis in Alberta
Laws about cannabis in Canada
The University of Alberta Health & Wellness compiled information on substance awareness and includes Cannabis Awareness; everything you need to know about cannabis.
Read more about Cannabis via Alberta Health Services
Get the facts on cannabis to stay informed.
There is a range of resources available on and off campus to provide information on support and services:
Health Canada – Cannabis in Canada
Alberta Health Services DrugSafe
University Health Centre
Counselling and Clinical Services
ACCESS Open Minds U of A
Peer Support Centre
Cannabis, admissibility and travelling: what you need to know!